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5 Matching questions

  1. Deus ex machine
  2. Comic relief
  3. Example of Tragedy
  4. Example of Catastrophe
  5. Tragic Hero
  1. a the use of comic scene to interrupt a succession of intensely tragic dramatic moments. The comedy of scenes offering comic relief typically parallels the tragic action that the scenes interrupt
  2. b Romeo and Juliet
  3. c Romeo and Juliet killing themselves
  4. d a god who resolves the entanglements of a play by supernatural intervention. The Latin phrase means "a god from the machine". The phrase refers to the use of artificial means to resolve the plot.
  5. e a privileged, exalted character of high repute, who, by virtue of a tragic flaw and fate, suffers a fall from glory into suffering

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Friar and Nurse
  2. Balthasar telling the audience that he will stay because he doesn't trust Romeo
  3. Romeo and Juliet
  4. Romeo saying he will always love Rosaline
  5. Romeo and Juliet's hastiness

5 True/False questions

  1. Reversalthe point at which the action of the plot turns into an unexpected direction for the protagonist


  2. Example of ReversalMercutio and Tybalt die


  3. Tragedya contrast between what is said and what is meant, or between what happens and what is expected to happen in life and in literature (verbal, situational, dramatic)


  4. Chorusa groups of characters in Greek Tragedy (and in later forms of drama), who comment on the action of a play without participating in it


  5. Juliet's potion soliloquyRomeo looking at Juliet before he kills himself


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