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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Drama Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How has the view of the tragic hero changed over time?

Question 2 2. How is the Latin word farcire defined?

Question 3 3. This is the term for the large sections of a play. Some plays only need one section, but others need as many as five (or even more).

Question 4 4. Which part of the play develops the conflict? This part is also when the tension level in the play is going up.

Question 5 5. According to Aristotle, which of the following is essential for a good plot?

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Question 6 6. If a character has to move both downstage and stage left until he reaches the edge of the stage, where will he end up?

Question 7 7. How is drama different from prose?

Question 8 8. Using the football analogy, which part of the play is like the post-game show?

Question 9 9. Why are The Three Stooges shorts good examples of modern farce?

Question 10 10. How did Futurists and Expressionists respond to technology?

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Question 11 11. What is catharsis?

Question 12 12. Where do you find the main idea of a scene in a play?

Question 13 13. Which part of the play features the moment when the intensity is highest?

Question 14 14. What sort of story has a plot that relies on human suffering?

Question 15 15. Which of the following lists the Athenian tragedians in chronological order?

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Question 16 16. What is Lysistrata an example of?

Question 17 17. Verbal communication involves the use of...

Question 18 18. Stage directions indicating the use of flashing lights and loud, uptempo music might help to create which mood?

Question 19 19. In a scene the stage directions tell two actors to keep gradually moving closer to each other. The script calls for soft music and warm, dim lighting. The scene is set in a living room with comfy chairs and a fireplace. What mood would you infer from this scene?

Question 20 20. If you're trying to figure out what the author is trying to accomplish in a scene, you're trying to determine the scene's...

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Question 21 21. How close two characters stand to each other is one aspect of nonverbal communication. Which of the following is the term for this?

Question 22 22. Why is it important for actors to know what motivates the characters they portray?

Question 23 23. The TV show South Park and Greek comedy share which of the following characteristics?

Question 24 24. In My Last Duchess, the duke reveals that he _____ his former wife.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is essential for a dramatic comedy?

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Question 26 26. In which part of the play does everything wrap up before life returns to normal?

Question 27 27. If you ask yourself what you're supposed to learn from a scene, you're trying to figure out the...

Question 28 28. What do we call humor that is geared toward an educated group and uses social satire, wit, and subtle characterization?

Question 29 29. Which part of the dramatic structure contains a lessening of tension?

Question 30 30. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo's monologue is revealed to the _____ but not to _____.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Drama Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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