Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

How does Aristotle define "strange" words? (from Section III)

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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)

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