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5 Matching questions

  1. turning point
  2. diction
  3. unity of action
  4. inciting event
  5. audition
  1. a According to Aristotle, a play should have one main action with few or no subplots.
  2. b the part in the play when a change happens that inevitably leads to the answering of the dramatic question. Also known as the crisis.
  3. c The point in the plot when the major dramatic question is asked.
  4. d a tryout for a part in a play
  5. e The choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Written by Aristotle, the earliest known essay analyzing theatre.
  2. - the question posed early on in the play and keeps the audience interested until it is answered at the plot's resolution.
  3. The agents for the action
  4. A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
  5. - A serious play that makes you feel exhilarated because the hero's experience teaches you some profound truth about your life and affirms that your worst expectations about life are true.

5 True/False questions

  1. LinearA person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.

          

  2. cinematicthe description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks

          

  3. plotAristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".

          

  4. Actionan event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play

          

  5. status quothe stable situations at the beginning of a plot, before the dramatic question is asked.