Survey Of Theater Exam 1 -walsh Tcu

97 Questions | Total Attempts: 133

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  • 1. 
    According to aristotle, the most important element of dramatic action is plot followed by thought
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Aristotle was a trained biologist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    From information gathered by historians, most feel ancient greek music for theater was simplistic and uninspiring
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to aristotle, in comedy, a deviation from normality must not pose a serious threat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The 2 pure forms of theater are tragedy and drama
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The classic tragic hero is flawed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Melodrama or drama can have elements of both tragedy and comedy - usually with a happy ending
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    According to aristotle, greek drama developed out of early hunting rituals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Aristotle and sophocles were alive during the same period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The inciting incident in a story happens after the crisis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Western audiences, to a great degree, have been brought up without aristotillian story telling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In finding neverland, kate winslet's character is dying
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A play can be centered around a central character
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    According to aristotle, both comedy and tragedy raise questions about the meaning os human kind's existence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Generally, the major dramatic question in a play is answered in the CLIMAX AND RESOLUTION
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    According to aristotle, character is revelaed by what the character does.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The THOUGHT or IDEA in aristotle's model can include themes, arguments and overall meanings of the action
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    There are 3 and only 3 elements of Dramatic action in Aristotle's theory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In the legend of bagger vance, they talk about the field, it is the equivalent of THE ZONE
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The POINT OF ATTACK is the turning point of a play
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The RURAL DIONYSIAN FESTIVAL was developed for tragedies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Feminist scholars embrace the aristotelliam model of storytelling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Aeschylus won the first playwriting contest
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Aeschylus introduced a 2nd actor to the competition
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Greeks were the fist to celebrate and hold holy the sabath
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False