Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

Aristotle mentions that sometimes poets can confuse the reader with a word's connotation, but the confusion may be due to what? (from Section III)

3.

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)

4.

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

5.

What type of poetry does Aristotle say is addressed to a much more cultivated audience? (from Section III)

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