Seven against Thebes Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Eteocles and the Chorus express themselves through which literary element?
(a) Personification.
(b) Imagery.
(c) Irony.
(d) Allusion.

2. Men see the act of combat as _________.
(a) Horrifying.
(b) Duty.
(c) Gruesome.
(d) Glorious.

3. The people of Thebes regard Oedipus as a ________.
(a) Sinner.
(b) Tyrant.
(c) Hero.
(d) Murderer.

4. Whose appearance and description of the armies is a typical device of classical Greek theatre?
(a) The Chorus.
(b) The Scout.
(c) The king.
(d) The blacksmith.

5. Who is the young general with an almost feminine beauty but a vicious temper?
(a) Polyneices.
(b) Tydeus.
(c) Parthenopaios.
(d) Hyperbios.

Short Answer Questions

1. After Oedipus' adopts father is killed, Oedipus seeks revenge and kills _______ .

2. Plays based on Greek legend tend to be very _____.

3. Plays based on Greek legend usually involve a generation after generation repeating a ______.

4. Who represents Eteocles' own blindness and bad judgment?

5. What is the genre of Seven Against Thebes?

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