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Analyzing Drama & Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is essential for a dramatic comedy?

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

Question 3 3. What is Lysistrata an example of?

Question 4 4. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 5 5. How is black comedy different from other forms of satirical comedy?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is likely the most popular form of dramatic comedy?

Question 7 7. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

Question 8 8. What sort of story has a plot that relies on human suffering?

Question 9 9. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

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Question 11 11. What is catharsis?

Question 12 12. In the story Oedipus, what happens during the catastrophe?

Question 13 13. How has the view of the tragic hero changed over time?

Question 14 14. What do we call humor that is geared toward an educated group and uses social satire, wit, and subtle characterization?

Question 15 15. How is drama different from prose?

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Question 16 16. A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.

Question 17 17. The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Why might an author use foreshadowing?

Question 20 20. According to Aristotle, which of the following is essential for a good plot?

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Question 21 21. Why does the character of Estella in Great Expectations represent the unattainable?

Question 22 22. How do a soliloquy and an aside differ?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Analyzing Drama & Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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