10 Plays Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. "The Bacchants": Who leads the attack on Pentheus?

2. "Electra": Where is Orestes going to be tried and acquitted?

3. "Trojan Women": What does Cassandra say her death is the working of?

4. "The Bacchants": What kind of wreaths do the followers of Dionysus wear?

5. "Iphigenia among Taurians": What do the Taurians perform for their goddess?

Short Essay Questions

1. "Electra": Why has the peasant not slept with Electra?

2. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Why does Iphigenia think human sacrifice is practiced in Taurus?

3. "Iphigenia at Aulis": How does Agamemnon convince his daughter and wife to come to his camp?

4. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Why do the men capture Pylades and Orestes?

5. "Electra": What is the plan the tutor and Orestes make to kill Aegisthus?

6. "Iphigenia among Taurians": How does Iphigenia get the idol to the ship?

7. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What prophecy has Calchas made?

8. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What happens when Iphigenia is sacrificed?

9. "Trojan Women": What does Cassandra predict as the fate of Agamemnon?

10. "The Bacchants": Why has Pentheus jailed several of the bacchants?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In "The Trojan Women", how does Euripides cast his emotions into the play? Provide three examples.

Essay Topic 2

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

Essay Topic 3

How does Euripides characterize the gods? Support your answer with at least three examples.

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