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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. unity of action
  2. emotional recall
  3. cinematic
  4. Melodrama
  5. plot
  1. a When an actor remembers how he or she felt in a similar situation in real life and substitutes that feeling for the character's emotional state during the performance of a role.
  2. b Aristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".
  3. c Where the arrangement of the plot presents flashbacks and subjective scenes other than chronological order.
  4. d According to Aristotle, a play should have one main action with few or no subplots.
  5. e The plot is good versus evil. Star Wars is an example of melodrama

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a tryout for a part in a play
  2. A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
  3. The point in the plot when the major dramatic question is asked.
  4. the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
  5. The character's main goal

5 True/False questions

  1. spectaclethe visual aspects of a production


  2. tragedy- 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.


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


  4. dictionThe choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words


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