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CLAS 141 Quiz #3 October 6, 2009 1. Why does the revelation of the rapist’s identity in The Mother-in-Law produce a happy ending, from a Roman point of view? A. Because rape was not considered a crime in ancient Rome B. Because the rapist is sent to prison at the end of the play C. Because it makes the child born to the young wife legitimate D. Because the rapist is then free to marry his victim at the end of the play E. All of the above C 2. Which of the following elements of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” seems to come out of 1960’s America, NOT ancient Roman comedy? A. The elaborate song-and-dance routines B. The sexual innuendo C. The slave’s desire for his freedom D. The improbable coincidences of the plot E. The unappealing older married woman C 3. As compared to Plautus’ comedies, Terence’s comedies have A. fewer song-and-dance routines B. less crude sexual and physical humor C. more conservative, moralizing endings D. stock characters who act in surprising ways
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2010 for the course BIOS 101 taught by Professor Plantz during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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CLAS 141_quiz_3_09_answers - CLAS 141 Quiz#3 October 6 2009...

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