Revenger_s_Tragedy_SQ - Dr. Elizabeth Bobo Study Questions...

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Dr. Elizabeth Bobo Name Study Questions on Bevington’s Introduction to Revenger’s Tragedy 1. What are the three crimes/deaths that demand revenge? a) The Duke poisons Gloriana b) Junior Brother rapes the wife of Lord Antonio c) The death of Vindice’s father 2. What are the two different attitudes toward revenge that circulate in Western culture generally? What two quotes are given for each? People should desire and appreciate revenge and that successful revenge often requires patience and strategy. -Revenge is sweet. Revenge is a dish that should be eaten cold. The best way to achieve revenge on one’s oppressors is stoically to live well despite them. -Living well is the best revenge. 3. In addition to the revenge planned by Vindice and Hippolito, list the complex set of murderous plots that illustrate the pervasive corruption of the Duke’s court. a) Dutchess swears vengeance on the Duke for failing to release Junior Brother from prison instantly. b)
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