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Poetics Quiz

This Study Guide consists of approximately 24 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Poetics.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

Based on Aristotle's "Poetics", what does tragedy effectively achieve? (from Section III)

3.

What does Aristotle believe to be the goal of tragedy? (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 explains that tragedies should have what that other poems do not? (from Section II)

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