Midterm 1 Theatre 200 corrected

Midterm 1 Theatre 200 corrected - THEA 200: Spring 2008...

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THEA 200: Spring 2008 Page 1 of 8 1.) For theatre to exist you need space, an actor, and a. A director b. A playwright c. An audience d. An agent 2.) Of Aristotle’s six points, what did he feel was the most important? a. Spectacle b. Language c. Plot d. Character 3.) For Aristotle, what was the least important component of theatre? a. Spectacle b. Language c. Plot d. Character 4.) The high point of a classically constructed story with a linear or multi-line plot is referred to as: a. Climax b. Dénouement c. Beat d. Discovery 5.) A convention is: a. Another name for conflict b. The point in a play when the main character definitely does or does not get what he wants c. The name given to the contract made between an audience and the performers d. A facet of physical actor training 6.) According to Freud, the “Super-Ego” is responsible for: a. Making sure you get enough food b. Communicating through dreams c. Interacting with the real world d. Maintaining reason and morality 7.) According to Stanislavsky, Oedipus being King of Thebes is an example of: a. A beat b. Given circumstances c. Action d. Obstacle
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THEA 200: Spring 2008 Page 2 of 8 8.) Which is the standard order for play development? a. Production, Workshop, Reading, Staged Reading b. Staged Reading, Reading, Workshop, Production c. Reading, Workshop, Staged Reading, Production d. Reading, Staged Reading, Workshop, Production 9.) When a character seems to have one motivation and really has another we call that” a. Super-objective b. Subtext c. Conflict d. Action 10.) Stanislavski was: a. A philosopher who broke down drama into six major elements for study b. A Marxist literary critic c. An actor and director who formed a method of teaching acting d. The author of Oedipus Rex 11.) A theatre director who is interpretive and attempts to be as faithful as possible to the play in staging it would be referred to as what kind of director? a. Heretical b. Humanistic c. Intrinsic d. Worshipful 12.) A feminist critic might criticize the character of Big Daddy in Cat on A Hot Tin Roof. The critic might say that the male-dominated structure of the family is emblematic of American: a. Commodification b. Patriarchy c. Conspicuous consumption d. Canon 13.) What kind of character sets off another by their opposing character traits? a.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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