Humanities Test

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A famous speech by Shakespeare's Falstaff questions the value of: honor 1. ( T or F ) Aristotle considered plot more important than character or thought. True 2. ( T or F ) Aristotle was both a theater critic and a philosopher. True 3. Aristotle's famous analysis of tragedy is found in a work called: The Poetics 4. Aristotle's work on comedy is how long? 5 acts long 5. What did the Commedia delle'arte specialize in? 6. What is satire? a literary genre or form, although in practice it is also found in the graphic and performing arts, or a literary technique that attacks foolishness by making fun of it. 7. ( T or F ) The prophecies in Oedipus Rex turn out to be wrong. True 8. One actor on stage, speaking his …show more content…
Without a card he will be sent back to the township restricted to his tribe. In a powerful speech he demands the right to use his own name:”Am I not a man?’ but his determination to cling to his own identity, a mark of personal dignity, is thwarted. By the end of the play he has been forced to accept the dead man’s name. In return he is given a job and little money to send home to his family, He will survive if he can continue to be deferential to white authorities.
|Shakespeare's unforgettable comic |
|character, Iago, appears in several of|
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| |The comic character is Falstaff. |
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