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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Example of Deus ex machine
  2. Catharsis
  3. Catastrophe
  4. Example of Catastrophe
  5. Soliloquy
  1. a the action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouement or falling action of a play
  2. b Romeo and Juliet killing themselves
  3. c 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
  4. d The prince stepping in and saying we should all be friends
  5. e a speech in a play that is meant to be heard by the audience but not by other characters on the stage. If there are no other characters present, the ____ represents the character thinking aloud.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Capulets and Montagues making up (statue, bury in capulets cemetery)
  2. the resolution of the plot of a literary work
  3. Romeo saying he will always love Rosaline
  4. an intensification of the conflict in a story or play. _____ builds up, accumulates, and develops the primary or central conflict in a literary work
  5. Romeo and Juliet

5 True/False questions

  1. Tragic Flawa weakness or limitation of character, resulting in the fall of the tragic hero


  2. Example of Comic ReliefThe argument between Tybalt and Mercution


  3. Example of SoliloquyRomeo looking at Juliet before he kills himself


  4. Pathoswords spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are not "heard" by the others characters on stage during a play


  5. How is this a tragedy?The reversal, many deaths, tragic hero with flaws