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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who enters while Ajax is speaking to the Chorus in Part III?
2. Who made the prophecy the messenger refers to?
3. Who are the goddesses of vengeance?
4. What is hubris?
5. What does the Chorus think that Menelaus will do when he comes to speak to Teucer?
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
Using specific examples from the text, show how Sophocles uses foreshadowing in this play.
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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