Chapter 8 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 8 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The primary goal of realism is   (1 point)

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  2. What offense caused critics to complain of Ibsen's Ghosts that it was “loathsome and fetid,” “an open drain,” and “crapulous stuff”?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. Which of the following characterizes realist theatre?   (1 point)

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    c.  
    d.  

  4. The theatre of the fourth wall removed refers to the central convention of realism that   (1 point)

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    c.  
    d.  

  5. The founding playwright of the realist era was   (1 point)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. The high point of stylistic realism is best exemplified by   (1 point)

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    d.  

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

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  8. The slogan of No More Masterpieces characterizes   (1 point)

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  9. Which theatre attempted to alienate the audience by repudiating realistic conventions through a didactic performance style, and through an acting style that required the actor to “demonstrate” rather than “integrate” with his character, and a stage that called attention to its own artificiality?   (1 point)

    a.  
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  10. Set in a decaying farmhouse in the American middle west, which play, written by actor-author Sam Shepard, exemplifies Shepard's suprarealism, with its theatrical use of rhythms and juxtapositions to create an electrified surface intensity?   (1 point)

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