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.

When a poet does not understand that which he is attempting to depict, Aristotle considers this what type of error? (from Section III)

3.

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)

4.

What type of tragedy does Aristotle say does NOT require impressive visual effects when performed on stage to impress their spectators? (from Section II)

5.

As Aristotle states, what ways are epic poems different from other poems, specifically tragedies? (from Section II)

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