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British Plays for 12th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who is Godot, in Waiting for Godot?

Question 2 2. How is the set in Waiting for Godot different from the kinds of sets one sees in the traditional theater of the time?

Question 3 3. In Shakespeare's Othello, Iago convinces Othello that Desdemona is having an affair with _____.

Question 4 4. Who publicly accused Oscar Wilde of being a homosexual?

Question 5 5. In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, what happens on the Ides of March?

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Question 6 6. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, which of the following is NOT an example of Hamlet's indecision?

Question 7 7. In Shakespeare's King Lear, how is Gloucester affected by his metaphorical and literal blindness?

Question 8 8. In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, which character says, 'Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar'?

Question 9 9. Ben Jonson is a contemporary of which titan of English literature?

Question 10 10. What marked the beginning of the period of Restoration comedies in English theatrical history?

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Question 11 11. In Shakespeare's Othello, which of the following is NOT a reason for Iago's villainy?

Question 12 12. Why are Samuel Beckett's plays considered to be 'Theater of the Absurd?

Question 13 13. In Shakespeare's Othello, why is Othello's ethnicity somewhat disputed?

Question 14 14. In Shakespeare's King Lear, which character is NOT with Lear during the storm on the heath?

Question 15 15. In Shakespeare's King Lear, how does King Lear decide to divide his kingdom?

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Question 16 16. Which of Marlowe's plays do critics consider a turning point for thematic and plot complexity in Elizabethan theater?

Question 17 17. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, why is Sebastian mistaken for Viola?

Question 18 18. Aesthetic literature is literature that is written _____.

Question 19 19. Why does Macbeth kill Banquo?

Question 20 20. Which of the following witchy lines is from Shakespeare's Macbeth?

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Question 21 21. How did Samuel Beckett influence later playwrights?

Question 22 22. What do the witches NOT tell or show Macbeth the second time he goes to see them?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a bad omen in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?

Question 24 24. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, what does Malvolio want Sir Toby to stop doing?

Question 25 25. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, when does Hamlet see his father's ghost for a second time?

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Question 26 26. Ben Jonson created a large collection of plays, masques and poems during his career which contained all of the following elements except

Question 27 27. In Shakespeare's Richard III, who is the first person Richard has killed?

Question 28 28. Which of the following works of Ben Jonson's did Samuel Taylor Coleridge refer to as one of the most perfect plots in all of literature?

Question 29 29. Though born in Ireland and a native speaker of English, Samuel Beckett wrote many of his works in which language?

Question 30 30. According to 20th century literary critics, how do Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare differ?

British Plays for 12th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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