Review Quiz #2 for Chapter 13

Review Quiz #2 for Chapter 13

1. The concept of the "tragic vision" in Greek Tragedy refers to... a. the more a Hero knows himself the more extreme his emotions
b. the more a Hero earns the greater his fall to Hades
c. the greater a Hero's fame the more monsters he must defeat
d. the stronger a Hero is the more he needs love
e. all of the above

2. In the culture of the Greek tragedies, even though the culture still valued their Heroes, the role of Hero was questioned in terms of... a. reincarnation
b. self-control
c. unrealized potential
d. reconciliation between female and male
e. all of the above

3. Turning from the Hero, in terms of the influences of Apollo's creed of enlightenment, the Greek culture was dismayed by the Hero's... a. lascivious nature
b. promiscuous behavior
c. alignment with ancient worship of the Goddess
d. excesses
e. lack of immortality

4. In the tradition of Greek tragedy, the Hero comes to learn that his best qualities lead to... a. sensuality
b. civilization
c. self-destruction
d. love
e. the best women

5. If one is to contrast the God Dionysus with the God Apollo, it could be seen as... a. integrity versus promiscuity
b. instinct versus taboo
c. domesticity versus violence
d. intoxication versus freedom
e. rationalism versus social order

6. The unique gifts bestowed upon Heroes by the Gods and Goddesses can most often be seen as... a. the cause of trouble as well as escape
b. the prizes of victorious conflict with the Gods and Goddesses
c. giving the Hero total protection from all harm
d. arousing intense emotion
e. fatal

7. Greek tragedy explores the Dionysian potential to... a. burst beyond limits
b. explore potential
c. break barriers
d. provoke awesome changes
e. all of the above

8. One difference in the Tragic Hero, that departs from earlier representations, is... a. not half-animal
b. not half-divine
c. more supernatural and magical
d. not married
e. all of the above

9. The Tragic Hero depends on scenarios of... a. sexual encounters with Gods and Goddesses
b. monsters
c. domestic violence
d. apocalypse
e. romance

10. The effect of adding an actor to oppose the chorus in Greek tragedy had the effect of... a. intensifying emotion
b. allowing women to act
c. allowing multiple perspectives to be considered
d. allowing more people on stage
e. increasing employment among the performing arts

11. The lack of one narrative voice in Greek tragedy, as compared with earlier performance of the ancient myths, had the effect of... a. not having to be realistic
b. not having to have Gods and Goddesses
c. not telling the audience the setting
d. not telling the audience how to respond
e. not allowing audiences to leave

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