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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is acting out of revenge considered foolish?
2. Who made the prophecy the messenger refers to?
3. What did the soldiers have out when they greeted Teucer?
4. What is hubris?
5. In Greek drama, killing and humiliation bring what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does this play show that suffering can be ennobling for mankind? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
What, according to the characters in the play, are important qualities in friendship? What role does friendship have in the play? Cite specific examples from the story to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
What is the Chorus? What is the purpose of the Chorus in this play? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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