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Arnold5_TB_Ch02 - CHAPTER 2 THEATRE AS A MIRROR OF SOCIETY...

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CHAPTER 2 THEATRE AS A MIRROR OF SOCIETY TEST QUESTIONS MATCHING 1. Match the key person or term with its definition. Kabuki::Japanese theatre based on the language of gesture Christopher Marlowe::Contemporary of William Shakespeare who also wrote plays Elizabeth I::Ruler of England who faced ongoing religious struggles between Protestants and Catholics Confucius::Chinese philosopher who believed in the importance of social order Mei Lan-Fang::Brilliant actor of the Beijing Opera who introduced its style and technique to the West Mao Zedong::Communist leader and theorist who wrote that theatre and art should only serve the political cause of the worker Susan Sontag::Director who staged Waiting For Godot in Sarajevo Richard III::Ruler of England villainously portrayed by Shakespeare MULTIPLE CHOICE 2. Who was the ruler of England when William Shakespeare came to prominence? A. Henry VIII B. Elizabeth I C. Mary D. James Ans: B Page: 26-27 3. Elizabethan Drama deals principally with: A. Religious issues B. Politics C. The complexity of human motivation D. Sexual innuendo Ans: C Page: 27 4. Which of the following statements is true about Elizabethan Theatre? A. The plays merged religious observation with performances that entertained as they reinforced community values. B. Regular citizens were involved at every level of the production. C. Plays were held as special times of the year when community life stopped to allow for the presentations of plays.
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