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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Jean Racine
- Maria Irene Fornes
- Eugene Ionesco
- Peter Brook
- Christopher Marlowe
- a cuban playwright, violent and dark to communicate the human condition, powerful force in contemporary drama
- b English playwright who focused on human actions with powerful language and imagery--not actions of the gods like the Greeks. Blank Verse
- c French advocate of Jansenism
- d theatre director/ actor/ playwright. said that theatre must have a performer, a space, and an audience
- e French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd (plays stressing the irrational or illogical aspects of life, usually to show that modern life is pointless)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- type of comedy involving exaggerated physical violence and activities which exceed the boundaries of common sense
- booklets containing half sheets of paper on which cues and lines for one character are written
- Gay actor and playwright;
Wrote: Torch Song Trilogy
- French classicist playwright who produced popular comedies that exposed the hypocrisies and follies of society.
- Dynasty of Baroque scenic painters. Very detailed. ; famous family of italian painters.
5 True/False Questions
William Wycherley → Dressing and storage rooms. Actors rested here and changed costumes. Large props stored here. The doors served as the actors main entrance and exit
George, duke of Saxe Meiningen → realistic form of comic drama that deals with social relations and sexual intrigues of sophisticated, intelligent, upper-class men and women, whose verbal fencing and witty repartee produce the principal comic effects
Symbolism → French classicist playwright who produced popular comedies that exposed the hypocrisies and follies of society.
Sentimental Comedy → a type of comedy that features middle class characters finding happiness and true love
Athol Fugard → On the ground floor, in-front of and on the sides of the stage. The standing area.