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5 Matching questions

  1. Example of Foot
  2. Example of Aside
  3. Reversal
  4. Catharsis
  5. Denouement
  1. a the point at which the action of the plot turns into an unexpected direction for the protagonist
  2. b Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time
  3. c Balthasar telling the audience that he will stay because he doesn't trust Romeo
  4. d the resolution of the plot of a literary work
  5. e the purging of the feelings of pity and fear that, according to Aristotle, occur in the audience of tragic drama. The audience experiences ____ at the end of the play following the catastrophe

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a groups of characters in Greek Tragedy (and in later forms of drama), who comment on the action of a play without participating in it
  2. Suffocate, go crazy, trust the friar, poison, ghosts kill her
  3. 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.
  4. a privileged, exalted character of high repute, who, by virtue of a tragic flaw and fate, suffers a fall from glory into suffering
  5. The reversal, many deaths, tragic hero with flaws

5 True/False questions

  1. Example of Tragic HeroRomeo and Juliet


  2. Asidea character who contrasts and parallels the main character in a play or story


  3. Example of Comic ReliefThe argument between Tybalt and Mercution


  4. Soliloquya character who contrasts and parallels the main character in a play or story


  5. Complicationan intensification of the conflict in a story or play. _____ builds up, accumulates, and develops the primary or central conflict in a literary work


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