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World Literature: Drama: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. How is drama different from prose?

Question 3 3. In a play, which dramatic element usually furthers the plot?

Question 4 4. Why were dreams important in the surrealist movement?

Question 5 5. How is the Latin word farcire defined?

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Question 6 6. How did Samuel Beckett influence later playwrights?

Question 7 7. How did Miller criticize and show his contempt for the McCarthy hearings and the associated mass fear of communism in the 1950's?

Question 8 8. Why did Tennessee Williams' father pull him out of school to work in a shoe factory?

Question 9 9. Which heavily autobiographical Eugene O'Neill play includes characters based on his family members?

Question 10 10. Melodramas were commonplace in which dramatic movement?

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Question 11 11. Which Eugene O'Neill's play is about a coal stoker undergoing a crisis of class?

Question 12 12. What do we call humor that is geared toward an educated group and uses social satire, wit, and subtle characterization?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is defined as metered lines which make a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables?

Question 14 14. In the story Oedipus, what happens during the catastrophe?

Question 15 15. Eugene O'Neill won Pulitzer Prizes for all of the following EXCEPT:

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

Question 18 18. How is drama different from poetry and prose?

Question 19 19. What is catharsis?

Question 20 20. Paul Robeson rose to fame in part due to which Eugene O'Neill play?

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Question 21 21. According to Aristotle, which of the following is essential for a good plot?

Question 22 22. What was Tennessee Williams first major hit?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an element of Romanticism?

Question 24 24. What is the title of Arthur Miller's play All My Sons referencing?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a characteristic of classical drama?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements accurately summarizes the point of Waiting for Godot?

Question 27 27. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 28 28. What role did the audience have in the Dada movement?

Question 29 29. Which dramatic device does the playwright use to convey a character's actions?

Question 30 30. Stage directions do all of the following EXCEPT:

World Literature: Drama: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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