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Shakespearean Drama /Tragedy 12th grade

Quiz by Jennifer Batey

High School
English IV (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    What is the term for when a character speaks their thoughts aloud, revealing their innermost feelings?
    soliloquy
    prologue
    sonnet
    monologue
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the term for when a character speaks to the audience, but other characters on stage cannot hear them?
    prologue
    aside
    dialogue
    epilogue
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the term for a long speech made by one character, usually addressed to other characters?
    aside
    soliloquy
    monologue
    dialogue
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the term for the use of humorous or absurd elements in a serious work of literature?
    hamartia
    tragic flaw
    hubris
    comic relief
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the term for the introductory section of a play?
    epilogue
    prologue
    soliloquy
    monologue
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the term for the high point of tension or drama in a play?
    climax
    resolution
    denouement
    exposition
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the term for a character's inherent weakness or flaw that leads to their downfall?
    hamartia
    tragic flaw
    hubris
    comic relief
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the term for excessive pride, arrogance, or self-confidence?
    comic relief
    hubris
    hamartia
    tragic flaw
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the term for an introduction that provides background information about the characters and setting?
    climax
    exposition
    resolution
    denouement
    30s

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