10 Plays Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 118 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the 10 Plays Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Andromache": Whom was Hermione supposed to marry?

2. "Hippolytus": What is Artemis the goddess of?

3. "Alcestis": What is Heracles on his way to tame, when he stops at Admetus's house?

4. "Hippolytus": What is Aphrodite goddess of?

5. "Ion": Which god is Xuthus's father, Aeolus, the son of?

Short Essay Questions

1. "Ion": What does the oracle tell Xuthus?

2. "Hippolytus": Why is Theseus in exile?

3. "Andromache": When Menelaus betrays Andromache when she leaves the shrine, what does she do?

4. "Alcestis": What is Pheres' claim about why he did not want to die?

5. "Ion": Why do Xuthus and Creusa travel to Delphi?

6. "Medea": What does the nurse learn while gossiping with the tutor?

7. "Medea": What does Aegeus swear to Medea that he will do?

8. "Andromache": Why does Andromache bemoan Apollo's actions?

9. "Andromache": Why is Andromache taking refuge in the shrine of Thetis?

10. "Andromache": What does Menelaus claim when he comes to the shrine?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the role of myth for the Ancient Greeks? How does this role play a part in each play?

Essay Topic 2

What is a chorus? How does Euripides use the chorus? Cite as many examples from the plays as you can in support of your position.

Essay Topic 3

What do the Ancient Greeks think of the role of women? What are at least three examples that support your conclusions?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 428 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the 10 Plays Lesson Plans
10 Plays from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook