9th Grade Dramatic Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is catharsis?

Question 2 2. Stage directions do all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 4 4. Why did Artaud and Brecht disagree?

Question 5 5. Why were dreams important in the surrealist movement?

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Question 6 6. How does Waiting for Godot explore existentialist themes?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the Theatre of the Absurd?

Question 8 8. How is the Latin word farcire defined?

Question 9 9. Which artistic movement challenged materialism and industry in hopes of finding individuality?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a characteristic of classical drama?

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Question 11 11. How is an aside different from a soliloquy?

Question 12 12. What dramatic movement focused on making social and political changes based on reason as opposed to emotion?

Question 13 13. In which of the following media is drama NOT performed?

Question 14 14. What role did the audience have in the Dada movement?

Question 15 15. What are the three major plot elements in a melodrama?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT found in Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Ernest?

Question 17 17. What is Lysistrata an example of?

Question 18 18. Who created the Theatre of Cruelty?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is essential for a dramatic comedy?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is defined as metered lines which make a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables?

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Question 21 21. How is black comedy different from other forms of satirical comedy?

Question 22 22. In the story Oedipus, what happens during the catastrophe?

Question 23 23. What is the first step to analyzing a play?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT an innovation introduced to theater during the Renaissance?

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Question 26 26. How were Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud's approaches to theatre similar?

Question 27 27. In what book is Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty articulated?

Question 28 28. In Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest, who is actually Ernest?

Question 29 29. According to Aristotle, which of the following is essential for a good plot?

Question 30 30. How is drama different from poetry and prose?

9th Grade Dramatic Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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