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Renaissance Playwrights Other Than Shakespeare

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was best know for his partnership with playwright John Fletcher?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Francis Beaumont

    • C. 

      Cyril Toureur

  • 2. 
    Which playwright for "The Shoemaker's Holiday?"
    • A. 

      Thomas Dekker

    • B. 

      Thomas Kyd Thomas Kyd

    • C. 

      Thomas Heywood

  • 3. 
    Ben Jonson was the only playwright to partner with William Shakespeare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This playwright was a principal dramatist for the companies of Queen Anne's men and Lady Elizabeth's men___.
    • A. 

      John Lyly

    • B. 

      Christopher Marlowe

    • C. 

      Thomas Heywood

  • 5. 
    Thomas Middleton was a pioneering dramatist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Francis Beaumont was the first unofficial poet laureate of England during the time of James I.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who was the character, Lampatho Doria said to satirize playwright Ben Jonson?
    • A. 

      John Ford

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      John Marston

  • 8. 
    Philip Massinger was one of the bleakest authors of the Elizabethan of Jacobean periods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The playwright to surpass William Shakespeare was___
    • A. 

      Ben Jonson

    • B. 

      Christopher Marlowe

    • C. 

      George Chapman

  • 10. 
    Thomas Dekker was a harsh moralist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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