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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On what mountain are the wild women performing miracles in The Bacchae?
2. How many gates surround Thebes?
3. In the Phoenician Women, who does Ares seek revenge against?
4. Who does Zeus strike down from the gate with lightning in the battle of The Phoenician Women?
5. Who does Teiresius say must die to save Thebes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of "Fate" in The Phoenician Women. How does this theme attribute to the actions of Polyneices and Eteocles? To Oedipus? To Antigone?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the protagonist of The Bacchae. What is different about this protagonist as opposed to the protagonists in the previous two plays? What are his objectives and actions in the play?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the details of the exposition in Electra from the opening speeches.
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