Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

In depicting his main character, Aristotle says that the poet should always accomplish four things. Of the following, which is NOT one of these four things? (from Section II)

3.

If the story is performed, why, according to Aristotle, should actors act with appropriate gestures to demonstrate their emotions and thoughts as the story progresses? (from Section II)

4.

What type of art is considered less refined? (from Section III)

5.

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

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