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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Linear
  2. realism
  3. Action
  4. unity of action
  5. Character
  1. a The agents for the action
  2. b According to Aristotle, a play should have one main action with few or no subplots.
  3. c A style of theatrical production and dramatic writing that imitates selected traits of the language and appearance of everyday life.
  4. d the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
  5. e an event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. genre associated with anarchic and unbelievable situations. The film Death at a Funeral is an example of a farce.
  2. main idea or theme
  3. Aristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".
  4. A sad story with a happy ending
  5. The choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words

5 True/False questions

  1. objectivean event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play

          

  2. Constantin StanislavskyThe Russia n actor/director who developed a widely used system for analyzing a character.

          

  3. goat songalso known as tragedy. The word derives from the ancient Greek religious ceremonies at which a god was sometimes depicted as having attributes of a goat.

          

  4. status quoalso known as tragedy. The word derives from the ancient Greek religious ceremonies at which a god was sometimes depicted as having attributes of a goat.

          

  5. inciting eventthe part in the play when a change happens that inevitably leads to the answering of the dramatic question. Also known as the crisis.

          

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