Poetics Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


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


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)


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


Aristotle says that a poet must understand what in order to write a scene of love effectively between a man and a woman? (from Section III)

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