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Drama in English Midterm Review
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According to Aristotle, a tragedy has a "complex" plot if it depicts a change of fortune that involves __________.
Reversal and Recognition
Who commits suicide in Antigone?
Antigone, Haemon, Eurydice
Anna Deveare Smith'a 'Notes From the Field' is an example of what kind of theater?
Who does Egeus want Hermia to marry?
What character ends the play still under the influence of the magic juice?
Quince tells Bottom that he is "translated." How has Bottom changed?
His head has transformed into an ass's
In 'Triffles,' what Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters find inside of the fancy box in Mrs. Wright's sewing basket?
A dead bird with a broken neck
What is Heywood discussing here: "It not emboldens a scholar to speak, but instructs him to speak well..."
Who says: Helmer's got to learn everything; this dreadful secret has to be aired... these lies and evasions can't go on.
Which is NOT a convention of Ancient Greek theater?
Using outlandish spectacles of violence to depict death scened on stage
In 'A Midsummer Night Dream,' how does the changeling's mother die?
She dies giving birth to the child
Who are Antigone's two brothers?
Eteocles and Polyneices
Thomas Heywood describes a woman confessing to a murder during a play performance. What point is he trying to make?
Theater can expose the truth, and urge spectators to confess sins
Why does Nora later regret pressuring her husband to give Kristine a job at the bank?
Because he gives Kristine Krogstad's job
What disease is Dr. Rank dying of? How did he get it?
Syphilis; he was born with it because of his father
What is NOT an example of a Miasma?
A) Polyneices' dead body lying unburied
B) Nora's forgery
C) Bottom's ass head
D) Mrs. Wright's dead bird
Bottom's ass head
Catharsis is aroused by which two emotions?
Pity and fear
Why does Snug explain to his audience, "I, one Snug the joiner, am/ A lion-fell, nor else no lion's dam?
he is worried the women will be afraid of the lion
What is not a determining factor in changing Creon's mind about sentencing Antigone to death?
His wife's suicide
What is the name of the dance that Torvald wants Nora to perform
What is the play the players are rehearsing in the woods?
Pyramus and Thisbe
What meter did Shakespeare write in?
How does Krogstad know Nora committed a forgery?
The loan endorsed by her father is dated after his death
What is a NOT a nickname Torvald uses to address Nora?
Which is NOT a reason Puritan anti-theatricalisis gave to explain why theaters should be avoided?
Theaters promote anti-Catholic sentiments
'Triffles' is based on a real murder in Iowa, where a woman used what to kill her husband?
What is NOT a theme from 'Notes from the Field'
A) Black Lives Matter
B) School to Prison Pipeline
C) Making health care more accessible for trans patients
D) Civil disobedience
Which character seems to have low self- esteem and constantly compares herself to animals?
What is the main idea expresses in Puck's epilogue?
If you didn't like the play, just imagine it was a dream.
What is the meaning behind the title, 'Triffles'?
The men think the women are concerned with triffles.
history of the americas
Refer to the quotation below to answer Question 3. " Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pocanet, and other powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and oppression of the white man . . . . Will we let ourselves be destroyed in our turn? . . . Shall we, without a struggle, give up our homes . .. ?" Who was the likely speaker of this quotation? A President Thomas Jefferson B Chief Justice John Marsha ll C Native American leader Tecumseh D Secretary of State John Quincy Adams
history of the americas
Organizing Use a graphic organizer similar to the one below to list the areas of life that people in the United States tried to improve during the early to mid-$1800$s.
Each of the following sentences contains one or more main clauses. On your paper, write the subject and the verb of each main clause.\ ***Can the Panther Survive?*** By the early 1990s, the population of panthers had declined to about fifty, and the big cat’s extinction seemed likely.
Test your knowledge of irregular verbs by identifying the past and past participle of each present-tense verb below. Use a dictionary if you are not sure about a particular form. fall
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