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. "Electra": Whom did Electra's mother help to kill?

2. "Iphigenia among Taurians": Once they are on the ship, what does the sea do?

3. "Electra": What does the king want the entrails of the animal for?

4. "Iphigenia at Aulis" begins with a speech that has been what?

5. "Iphigenia at Aulis": What is Iphigenia doing while pleading with Agamemnon not to sacrifice her?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. "Electra": When Electra meets her brother and thinks he is a messenger, what does she tell him?

4. "The Bacchants": After the stranger escapes from jail, what tale does the herdsman tell Pentheus?

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

6. "The Bacchants": Why does Dionysus plot against the Thebans?

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

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

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

10. "The Bacchants": What does Agave do after killing Pentheus?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why does Euripides mix tragedy and comedy in his plays? Support your answer with evidence from the plays.

Essay Topic 2

How do the emotions of anger, greed, and resentment motivate the characters in Euripides' plays? Give at least two examples of each emotion as motivation from different plays.

Essay Topic 3

Does Euripides believe roles in society are established by convention or by nature? What are three examples from plays that support your answer?

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