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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Phoenician Women, pages 73-98.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Orestes pretend to be when he meets his sister?
(a) A beggar.
(b) A messenger.
(c) A king.
(d) A farmer.
2. What does Laius do with his son?
(a) Sells him to a farmer.
(b) Abandons him to die.
(c) Buries him alive.
(d) Kills him.
3. Who is killed in sacrifice for the Trojan War?
4. The old servant tells Orestes he must kill Aegisthus, but not where?
(a) In the country.
(b) By the river.
(c) Within the city.
(d) On a grave.
5. Who has a plan for how to kill Clytemnestra?
(b) The old servant.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Orestes returns, who does Electra praise for his faithful friendship?
2. Who takes the first year of rule over Thebes, but will not give up the throne when it comes time for his brother to take over?
3. Electra condemns all men who are what to their wives?
4. Who walks around Orestes looking at him in the cottage?
5. What does Electra ask her husband to get for them?
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