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.

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

3.

What type of stories does Aristotle identify as more fit for epic poems than tragedies? (from Section II)

4.

When Homer says that Odysseus accomplished a certain number of deeds, what does Aristotle say the reader should do? (from Section III)

5.

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)

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