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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dionysus strike down with lightning?
2. Who did Zeus hide Dionysus from as a child?
3. How does Dionysus appear when he enters?
4. In the Phoenician Women, who does Ares seek revenge against?
5. Who does Eteocles ask Creon to speak to of the coming war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of "Wealth and Poverty" as it applies to the play Electra. How does this theme drive the action of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the use of the chorus in Electra. Who are they made up of? Who do they side with during the action? In what ways do they perform?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of "Power" in the play, The Phoenician Women. Who has power in the play? Who seeks it? How does this theme affect all of the main characters?
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