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5 Matching questions

  1. Chikamatsu
  2. Joruri
  3. The Importance of Being Ernest
  4. Arlecchino (Harlequin)
  5. Verse
  1. a Japanese writer who wrote emotional plays about the middle class. Suicide plays. They were banned though.
  2. b Oscar Wilde (1895)
  3. c Japanese puppet plays, needed three people to operate.
  4. d elevated language
  5. e cunning clown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. short versions of full length plays.
  2. Manager of Drury Lane
    Sentimental comedy- played on the emotions of the audience in order to arouse sympathy for character.
    Ushered in a more " natural " style of acting
  3. Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth
    Comedies: A Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream
    History Plays: Henry IV, Henry VI
  4. Prose: shows lower status (mechanicals in midsummer nights dream). refers to ordinary speech with no regular pattern of accentual rhythm. Lines of text do not all have the same number of syllables nor is there any discernible pattern of stresses.
  5. miserly old man

5 True/False questions

  1. Sebastiano SerlioItalian designer


  2. Golden Age in SpainThe large open-air theatres, purpose-built as commercial playhouses, were an innovation of the 1580s, but their open stages and lack of scenery were common to other places the actors would have performed-such as the halls at Court and in great houses, or the innyards they might use when on tour.


  3. ColumbinaJapanese puppet plays, needed three people to operate.


  4. Comedies of intrigueromance and adventure


  5. Neoclassical WritersRelied on dance more than western drama
    Emphasized symbolism
    total theater= an integration of acting, mime, dance, music, text


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