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Analyzing Drama & Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why does the character of Estella in Great Expectations represent the unattainable?

Question 2 2. How do a soliloquy and an aside differ?

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

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is essential for a dramatic comedy?

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Question 6 6. The sun was bright and the sky was clear. Joan jogged down the path with Rex at her side and smiled about last night's victory. The tone of this excerpt can be best described as _____.

Question 7 7. How is black comedy different from other forms of satirical comedy?

Question 8 8. Why might an author use foreshadowing?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is likely the most popular form of dramatic comedy?

Question 10 10. What is Lysistrata an example of?

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Question 11 11. Stage directions do all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. According to Aristotle, which of the following is essential for a good plot?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

Question 15 15. The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.

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Question 16 16. How is drama different from prose?

Question 17 17. On her way to work, Julia's car breaks down, her dress rips, and she is late for an important meeting. These events most likely foreshadow that Julia is going to:

Question 18 18. How has the view of the tragic hero changed over time?

Question 19 19. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

Question 20 20. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

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Question 21 21. What sort of story has a plot that relies on human suffering?

Question 22 22. What is catharsis?

Question 23 23. In the story Oedipus, what happens during the catastrophe?

Question 24 24. What do we call humor that is geared toward an educated group and uses social satire, wit, and subtle characterization?

Question 25 25. A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.

Analyzing Drama & Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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