Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Based on Aristotle's teachings, if the main character of a tragedy is totally without fault, his fall would not be due to his own fault, but rather what? (from Section II)

2.

What would Aristotle say about the following action: a man is about to kill his brother, thinking him to be his enemy, but discovers his identity and therefore spares his life? (from Section II)

3.

Concerning what Aristotle says about the conclusion of a tragedy, which of the following statements is FALSE? (from Section II)

4.

Once the poet identifies an analogy, what does Aristotle say the poet can do? (from Section III)

5.

Aristotle explains that tragedies should have what that other poems do not? (from Section II)

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