HUM 206 sp2009 Final Exam

HUM 206 sp2009 Final Exam - 3. How are manifestations of...

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HUM 206.C MAJOR WORKS OF DRAMA SPRING 2009 Instructor: D. Tarba Ceylan FINAL EXAM QUESTIONS SPRING 2009 One question from each part will be “picked” by one of you in class, and you will all answer the same two questions. Please make sure that you refer to specific passages, events and scenes from the plays to support your arguments. I. Comparative: (60 points) 1. Discuss Mother Courage as "epic theater" as opposed to “realistic drama” as displayed in A Doll’s House . Illustrate how these two types of drama differ from each other. 2. How does the concept of “symbiosis” relate to Waiting for Godot and Mother Courage and her Children? Discuss in an essay, giving examples from both plays.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. How are manifestations of family and marriage criticized in Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest and Brecht’s Mother Courage ? Discuss, giving supporting evidence from the plays. II. Single text: (40 points) 4. What is the dramatic significance of Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest? How does this character serve Oscar Wilde? 5. What is the dramatic significance of Krogstad in A Doll’s House? How does this character serve Ibsen? 6. Why does Godot not appear in the play? How is the absence of Godot significant in the message Waiting for Godot gives? Discuss in an essay....
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