Drama flashcard test
Antony and Cleopatra is an example of one of Shakespeare’s
Shakespeare’s tragedies tend to include a/an
Shakespeare often used mistaken identity as a device in his
A drama is told through a combination of action and
In a drama, an “extra” is a character that is
When humanism spread and affected literature, authors and dramatists began writing about
One difference between tragedy and comedy is that tragedy
usually features an extraordinary hero.
Just as books have chapters, plays are divided up into
A Shakespearean play that focuses on the flaws and mistakes of the protagonists is known as a
In his comedies, Shakespeare is well known for
the device of mistaken identity.
Before the Renaissance, virtually all dramas focused on
Dramatic irony means that
the audience knows something the character or characters don’t.
Humanists believe that
life on earth is important in its own right.
Shakespeare’s plays often contain puns, which are
plays on words.
Which statement would a humanist /most likely/ agree with?
You only get one life, so make sure it’s a good and happy one.
When reading a play, the reader has to imagine the
details of setting and characters’ appearance.
Before the birth of humanism, the most important goal a person could have was to
live a sinless and holy life.
Shakespeare’s comedies tend to end with a
According to Renaissance philosophy, commoners often represent
Regarding the nature of drama, which statement is /false/?
Modern dramas, such as films, are not structured in the manner of stage plays.
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