TH 114 Study Guide for Test 1
TH 114 Study Guide for Test 1 TH 114
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TH 114 Review Questions for Test 1: 1. What is the first play you have to see for this class? a. Doubt 2. With flashy costumes, makeup and sets, this is opposite of Japanese Noh Theatre: a. Kabuki 3. The purging of our aggressive desires through art and entertainment is: a. Catharsis 4. T/F: Story is what happened and plot is how it is told. a. True 5. T/F: Genre is the way we categorize types of drama. a. True 6. Who is the author of Doubt? a. John Patrick Shanley 7. What are the two opposing metaphorical forces often used in Doubt? a. Warmth and cold 8. T/F: The protagonist embodies significant human traits that enables them to speak across cultures and centuries. a. False 9. The insighting incident of a play is: a. The event that sets the action of the play in motion 10. Renewed interest in classical forms during the Renaissance is associated with a. Neoclassical period 11. What was the imagery Father Flynn used in his sermon about gossip? a. Feathers 12. What is an example of puppetry from the book? a. Punch and Judy 13. Sets for mystery plays were pulled into town squares. What were they called? a. Pageant wagons 14. T/F: Spanish religious dramas were known as passion plays. a. False 15. T/F: Unlike theatre, a film audience chooses their focus. a. False 16. Which of these was not present in Indian Sanskrit: a. Noh Theatre 17. Practicum is what percent of your grade? a. 10% 18. During a show, what do you call the area where the audience sits? a. The house 19. T/F: Shakespeare’s audience were rowdy and unruly and the actors had to fight for their attention. a. True 20. The style of theatre that recreates life on stage with precision. a. Realism 21. Soliloquy: a. Solo speech revealing an interior state of mind 22. Monologue: a. Passages from a play for a solo actor 23. Aside: a. Short comments to the audience of inner thoughts 24. Empathy is: a. Emotionally identifying with characters on stage 25. The theatrical style that would alienate the audience was known as: a. Theatre of the Oppressed 26. The purging of our aggressive desires through art and entertainment is: a. Empathy 27. T/F: Archetypal characters has deep motivations and desires and have a preexisting life before the play. a. False 28. Theatre that makes people confront their own existence is called? a. Theatre of Cruelty 29. In what genre does the hero refuse to accept fate? a. Tragedy 30. Which of the following does not appear in the Ancient Greek dramatic form? a. Revenge plays 31. T/F: Multiculturalism in theatre is avoidable in modern society. a. False 32. What preserves the allusion and creates the convention of an imaginary boundary between the stage and the audience? a. The fourth wall 33. T/F: During the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods playwrights, ignoring previous rules of decorum, catered to a public that loved a share of action and gore. a. False 34. Variations on the cycle play does not include: a. Genero chico 35. Satire: a. Ironic, witty attacks on government/social issues 36. Situational comedy: a. Mistaken identity, hidden lovers, eavesdropping, all happily resolved 37. Comedy of Manners: a. Makes fun of ridiculous social mores 38. Melodrama: a. 19 century, morally simplistic, very clear “good guy” and “bad guy” 39. What year is the play, Doubt, set? a. 1964 40. What does Sister James teach too passionately? a. History 41. How does Father Flynn wear his fingernails? a. A little bit too long 42. Why was Donald removed from the altar boys? a. He drank altar wine 43. Who’s husband died in Doubt? a. Sister Aloysius 44. What is Sister Aloysius listening to when Mrs. Muller comes to visit her? a. The radio 45. Ephemeral: a. No performance can ever be exactly the same 46. Verisimilitude: a. The appearance of truth
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