Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What type of stories does Aristotle identify as more fit for epic poems than tragedies? (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.

What does Aristotle believe to be the goal of tragedy? (from Section II)

4.

Based on Aristotle's "Poetics", what does tragedy effectively achieve? (from Section III)

5.

What does Aristotle say that a well-crafted tragedy has? (from Section II)

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