ENGL 102 Test 3

ENGL 102 Test 3 Liberty University Answers

  1. Which of the following best summarizes God’s admonition?
  2. In context, the excerpt depicts Everyman as
  3. Choose one word that best describes how the speaker feels about those of whom he speaks.
  4. In context, the phrase “Everyman … liveth beastly” means that
  5. Choose one word that best explains why the people have rejected the “multitude of mercy” offered by the speaker?
  6. Decoration is a possible use for a setting.
  7. Greek theater embraced a tradition in which a character was to be “a proud bearer of his fate.”
  8. Functions of the Greek chorus do not
  9. All actors in Greek drama were male.
  10. Aeschylus and Sophocles used the annual March festival that Pisistratus instituted in 534 B.C. to initiate many contributions to the development of drama.
  11. Sophocles was Rome’s most prolific tragic playwright.
  12. Phoibus/Apollo is the god of
  13. Oedipus Rex distinguishes itself from the typical classical plot by indicating what can happen to those who disobey, mock, or disbelieve the gods.
  14. The chorus in Greek drama always remains on stage.
  15. Foreshadowing is clues communicated by the playwright to indicate how the action of a play is going to develop.
  16. Aristotle, the Greek critic, said that a tragic hero should be a nobleman.
  17. In 1210, Pope Innocent III moved drama from the wagon processionals into the church buildings.
  18. The Greek scene (skene) building had no drop curtain.
  19. The turning point of Shakespeare’s plays usually occur in scene three or four in the third act.
  20. Knowledge warns Everyman of the sinfulness of many of the priests.
  21. Which character speaks last in Everyman?
  22. Choose the incorrect statement.
  23. In the play Oedipus the Chorus say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state / Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.” The excerpt uses __________ as its organizing principle.
  24. The Greek stage was limited in the use of props and scenery.
  25. In Greek theater, dramatic passages of intense grief or joy were always sung.
  26. Oedipus’ daughters (in the play Oedipus Rex) are a good example of the use of mute actors in ancient Greek drama.
  27. “Quem Quoeritis” concerns the resurrection of Christ.
  28. According to the messenger in Everyman, the actual title of the play is:
  29. The play Oedipus opens with the following speech by Oedipus: “… Children, / I would not have you speak trough messengers, / And therefore I have come myself to hear you- / I, Oedipus, who bear the famous name.” What is Oedipus’ perception of himself in this speech?
  30. Oedipus killed Jokasta.
  31. The area for acting in the Greek theater was a_______________ behind the orchestra circle.
  32. Sophocles did not
  33. In Everyman, Discretion is much like Faithful in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.
  34. Arion added an actor to the chorus’ music and dancing.
  35. A “tragic flaw” always results in a complete loss.
  36. Everyman states in the play Everyman: “Alas, shall I have no longer respite? / I may say Death giveth no warning: / To think on thee, it maketh my heart sick, / For all unready is my book of reckoning.” Who or what is the speaker’s main problem?
  37. Antiquated drama grew out of the religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.
  38. Everyman states in the play Everyman: “O that is a simple advice indeed! / Gentle fellow, help me in my necessity; / We have loved long, and now I need, / And now, gentle Fellowship, remember me.” This excerpt suggests that Everyman and Fellowship have been friends for a long time. They have “loved long.” Fellowship’s unwillingness to help or tarry with Everyman in his time of need (“necessity”) is unexpected and disappointing. This is an example of
  39. Morality plays bridged the gap between Medieval drama and _____.
  40. “Quem Quoeritis” is the only extant Medieval English morality play.
  41. Greek theatre was limited to three actors, although a dramatist could use as many mute actors as he wished.
  42. Too much violence is depicted on stage in Oedipus Rex. Selected Answer: False
  43. Sophocles’ heroes develop into _____ bearers of their fate.
  44. With the decline and fall of Rome, drama – either as an institution or a literature – ceased to exist.
  45. The major characters in Shakespeare’s tragedies are influenced by Aristotle’s concept of tragic hero.
  46. A major purpose of Greek theatre was to beautify religious worship with art: singing, poetry, dancing, and acting.
  47. Principal characters can be static, i.e., unchanged by the plot’s events.
  48. Episodic Bible stories were the sources of miracle plays.
  49. Othello’s treatment of a character is more mature than merely having Othello be what circumstances direct.
  50. The play Oedipus closes with the following statement: “Let every man in mankind’s frailty / Consider his last day; and let none / Presume on his good fortune until he find / Life, at his death, a memory without pain.” Choose the best summary of this statement from the following choices:

Other sets

1. In context, the excerpt says that __________.
2. The speaker characterizes the “creatures” about whom he speaks as __________.
3. Choose one word that best describes how the speaker feels about those of whom he speaks.
4. Choose one word that best describes how GOD feels about those about whom He speaks.
5. Why does Death use the word cruelly?
6. A function of the Greek chorus was to reveal the lead character’s thoughts.
7. A “tragic flaw” is a fault of character such as inordinate ambition.
8. With the decline and fall of Rome, drama ‐ either as an institution or a literature ‐ ceased to exist.
9. According to Plato, a Greek critic, a tragic hero must fall from high to low estate.
10. Antigone and Ismene are Oedipus’ daughters.
11. Aeschylus was a student of Sophocles.
12. Oedipus Rex distinguishes itself from the typical classical plot by presenting a complicated circumstance in order to show that life is complicated.
13. The choral division known as strophe functions as echo.
14. A function of the great chorus was to give advice to the character on stage as well as to the audience.
15. According to a footnote to Everyman, medieval theologians regarded the two tables given on Sinai as symbols of baptism and penance respectively.
16. The area for acting in the Greek theater was a_______________ behind the orchestra circle.
17. Greek theatre was limited to three actors, although a dramatist could use as many mute actors as he wished.
18. Greek tragedy encouraged the use of comedy and tragedy in the same play to show the duality of human nature.
19. Setting can be a determining influence of a story.
20. Greek choral odes find their roots in early religious worship of Dionysus.
21. Morality plays flourished until late in the nineteenth century.
22. Ancient Greek drama used the deus ex machina.
23. The major characters in Shakespeare’s tragedies are influenced by Aristotle’s concept of tragic hero.
24. Othello’s major tragic flaws are his jealousy and too trusting nature.
25. Aristotle said that limiting the events of the plot of a play to one revolution of the sun (24 hours) made the play rather unrealistic.
26. In the play Oedipus the Chorus say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state / Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.” In context, Oedipus’ situation can be described as _________.
27. Greek series of plays lasted for a two day period.
28. In a carefully crafted Greek play, no god ever actively impacts the outcome of a hero’s challenges.
29. The character, Othello, only fits two of Aristotle’s three criteria for a tragic hero.
30. Decoration is a possible use for a setting.
31. Miracle plays flourished until late in the _____ century.
32. Goods says in the play Everyman: “For my love is contrary to the love everlasting. / But if thou had loved moderately during, / As, to the poor give part of me, / Then shouldst thou not in this dolour be, / Nor in this great sorrow care.” What advice does Goods give Everyman in this passage?
33. Teiresias tells Oedipus that the latter is the _____ of the country.
34. Modern drama grew out of the liturgical drama of the medieval church.
35. Sophocles attempted to individualize (make more human) the heroes of Greek drama.
36. Oedipus Rex distinguishes itself from the typical classical plot by showing how a man might react in the worst of circumstances.
37. In Everyman, Discretion is much like Faithful in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.
38. One of Sophocles’ contributions was the inclusion of female actors.
39. Which is not true of miracle plays?
40. Death tells Everyman to take a long journey and to bring with him
41. Oedipus’ daughters (in the play Oedipus Rex) are a good example of the use of mute actors in ancient Greek drama.
42. Which character speaks last in Everyman?
43. The comedic mask can indicate a sneering cynicism or the lightness of humor.
44. Too much violence is depicted on stage in Oedipus Rex.
45. Antiquated drama grew out of the religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.
46. A “tragic flaw” always results in a complete loss.
47. In the play Everyman, Messenger makes the following statement: “Man, in the beginning, / Look well, and take good heed to the ending.” This means
48. Aristotle, the Greek critic, said that a tragic hero should be a nobleman.
49. Everyman ends with this injunction:
And he that hath account whole and sound, High in heaven he shall be crowned;
Unto which place God bring us all thither; That we may live body and soul together There to help Trinity!
Amen, say ye, for saint _____.
50. Everyman states in the play Everyman: “Alas, shall I have no longer respite? / I may say Death giveth no warning: / To think on thee, it maketh my heart sick, / For all unready is my book of reckoning.” The main claim of this excerpt is that
51. Which of the following best summarizes the image of the world depicted in the excerpt?
52. Which of the following best summarizes God’s admonition?
53. In context, the excerpt depicts Everyman as
54. Death’s vow to search for “both great and small,” never to relax at any point, means that
55. Why does Death use the word cruelly?

56. Goods says in the play Everyman: “For my love is contrary to the love everlasting. / But if thou had loved moderately during, / As, to the poor give part of me, / Then shouldst thou not in this dolour be, / Nor in this great sorrow care.” What does he mean?
57. Ancient Greek drama used the deus ex machina.
58. In 1210, Pope Innocent III moved drama from the wagon processionals into the church buildings.
59. “Quem Quoeritis” refers to Christ as the Holy Women’s brother.
60. Setting can be a determining influence of a story.
61. In a carefully crafted Greek play, no god ever actively impacts the outcome of a hero’s challenges.
62. Merope is the wife of Polybos.
63. Oedipus speaks of _____ as seer and student of mysteries.
64. Oedipus Rex begins after a plague has begun.
65. In Greek theater, a play’s divisions centered at two points: the entrance and exit of the chorus.
66. Oedipus Rex distinguishes itself from the typical classical plot by presenting a complicated circumstance in order to show that life is complicated.
67. Everyman goes with Good Deeds and Knowledge into the grave.
68. Othello trusted Iago, his worst enemy.
69. In the play Oedipus the Chorus say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state / Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.” In context, what has happened to Oedipus?
70. Principal characters can be static, i.e., unchanged by the plot’s events.
71. Goods states in the play Everyman: “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners, trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
72. This excerpt uses visual imagery to show a pile of material wealth filling every space. By contrast and deductive reasoning, what is lacking?
73. The use of the Greek chorus to divide content is unlike modern theater where the divisions occur via the use of separate acts.
74. Arion is a major contributor to Greek drama; he is the first poet known to insert choral works between verses.
75. Oedipus admits that he has scars on his
76. Aristotle said that limiting the events of the plot of a play to one revolution of the sun (24 hours) made the play rather unrealistic.
77. The three unities of Greek drama (the unities of place, time, and action) were inviolable, enforced laws imposed upon classical drama.
78. Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex begins in medias res, with earlier events told later.
79. According to Everyman, _____ is a common medieval metaphor to express the idea of the soul’s union with God.
80. A messenger tells Oedipus that the king’s (Oedipus’s) father, _____, is dead.
81. According to Plato, a Greek critic, a tragic hero must fall from high to low estate.
82. Richard Caxton printed Everyman in English in the early 1600’s.
83. Othello is known to be honest, open, sincere, and overly trusting.
84. Aeschylus introduces a second character to the performances.
85. Kreon and Teiresias (in the play Oedipus Rex) are a good example of the use of mute actors in ancient Greek drama.
86. The play, Oedipus Rex, ends with a speech by _____ that includes the lines: “Let every man in mankind’s frailty/Consider his last day’; and let none/Presume on his good fortune until he find/Life, at his death, a memory without pain.”
87. The Greek stage was limited in the use of props and scenery.
88. Phoibus/Apollo is the god of
89. Ancient drama grew out of the religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.
90. A contrived “miracle” of intervention used to solve problems is the deus ex machina.
91. The play Oedipus opens with the following speech by Oedipus: “My children, generations of living / In the line of Kadmos, nursed at his ancient hearth: / Why have you strewn yourself before these altars / In supplication, with your boughs and garlands? / The breath of incense rises from the city / With a sound of prayer and lamentation.” What is Oedipus’ attitude and tone in his speech?
92. Sophocles attempted to individualize (make more human) the heroes of Greek drama.
93. Morality plays bridged the gap between Medieval drama and
94. In Everyman, who does not speak?
95. Oedipus killed Jokasta.
96. In Greek theater, all roles were performed by males.
97. Theater can have value beyond entertainment.
98. Thespis is the first poet known to insert choral works between verses.
99. According to Everyman, there are _____ sacraments.
100. Othello’s major tragic flaws are his jealousy and too trusting nature.
101. Messenger speaks in Everyman saying: “For ye shall here [hear], how our heavenly king / Calleth Everyman to a general reckoning.” This means that

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