5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- turning point
- unity of action
- inciting event
- a According to Aristotle, a play should have one main action with few or no subplots.
- 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.
- c The point in the plot when the major dramatic question is asked.
- d a tryout for a part in a play
- e The choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words
5 Multiple choice questions
- Written by Aristotle, the earliest known essay analyzing theatre.
- - the question posed early on in the play and keeps the audience interested until it is answered at the plot's resolution.
- The agents for the action
- A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
- - 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
Linear → A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
cinematic → the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
plot → Aristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".
Action → an event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play
status quo → the stable situations at the beginning of a plot, before the dramatic question is asked.