Chapter 9 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 9 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. Which of the following is true of symbolism?   (1 point)

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  2. When its founders and followers deserted symbolism as a movement, it found form in other movements. Which of the following did NOT emerge as an extension of the symbolist movement?   (1 point)

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  3. A stylized acting style is one in which   (1 point)

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  4. Which type of drama fits the following description? The theatre becomes a part of the content of play production not merely the vehicle.   (1 point)

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  5. In Six Characters in Search of an Author, Pirandello uses the theme of the theatricality of human existence to show   (1 point)

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  6. Which playwright famous for his wit—a social reformer, street orator, essayist, and letter writer—used the stage as a vehicle for ideas by emphasizing dialogue that led to a superhuman verbal cascading?   (1 point)

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  7. Coup de theatre refers to   (1 point)

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  8. This playwright, born in Germany in 1898, emerged from World War I as a dedicated Marxist and pacifist, and consolidated his theories about drama into a body of plays that include The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and The Good Person of Sezuan.   (1 point)

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  9. Which playwright and dramatist provided a new kind of dramaturgy that intended a wholesale repudiation of Aristotelian catharsis (which depends on the audience's empathy with a noble character) and a denial of Stanislavsky's basic principles concerning the aims of acting?   (1 point)

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  10. Which director and critic made the distinction between “holy” and “rough” theatres?   (1 point)

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