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  The Man Who Turned into a Dog 1.The protagonists of The Man Who Turned into a Dog met: A.in a subway B.in a factory C.on a park bench D.in a cafe E.none of the above 2.The Man in The Man Who Turned into a Dog searched for employment for: A.three weeks B.three days C.one year D.two weeks E.three months 3.Prior to searching for.
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  Uncle Tom’s Cabin 1.Which of the following scenes did Aikin invent for his stage adaptation of Uncle Tom’s  Cabin: A.Little Eva’s death bed speech in which she pleads for the end of slavery B.the killing of Simon Legree C.the killing of Tom D.all of the above E.none of the above 2.In Uncle Tom’s Cabin, George Harris is: A.a.
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  “MASTER HAROLD” . . . and the boys 1.“MASTER HAROLD” . . . and the boys is a play which: A.is typical of South African township theater B.displays numerous characteristic of African drama in general C.is indebted to the realistic writing of such European playwrights as Henrik Ibsen D.all of the above E.none of the above 2.“The.
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  A Solid Home   1.In A Solid Home, Dona Gertrude’s broken body part is: A.her left arm B.her left leg C.her elbow D.her ankle E.her clavicle   2.In A Solid Home, Mama Jessie was buried: A.in a wedding gown B.in a black blouse and skirt C.in her European shoes D.in her nightgown E.none of the above   3.In A Solid Home, Lydia sees Muni's dead body.
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  Trifles 1.In Trifles, the "dead canary" is significant because: A.the secret of its death represents the other women's silent rebellion against male patronizing B.it suggests John Wright's brutal nature C.it hints at a possible motive for Minnie's desperate action D.all of the above E.none of the above 2.The cause of John Wright's death in Trifles is: A.a gunshot B.strangulation C.poison.
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  Buried Child   1.According to the essay accompanying Buried Child, Vince's lengthy monologue—in which       he describes his ride across Illinois ("I studied my face…")—may be classified as: A.a moment of catharsis B.a recognition speech C.a soliloquy D.a "vibration" E.a reversal speech   2.As a young writer, Shepard worked with one of the United States’ major theater  collectives, which was.
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.Indigenous African theater  had it roots in a variety of performance modes including all of the following except: A. story telling performances B.ritualized enactments C.spirit-cult performances D.adaptations from literary works E.ceremonial performances 2.Which of the following were stages of the emergence and development of black African         native drama: A.plays in which the colonized displayed.
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  Medeaplay   1.Heiner Muller's Medeaplay, is correctly identified or aligned with: A.Artaud's Theater of Cruelty B.the Theater of Images C.the postmodern theater D.all of the above E.none of the above   2.In Medeaplay, the supporting characters in the play wear: A.Nazi uniforms B.death masks C.  wedding dresses D.all of the above. E.Muller does not specify any costume pieces.   3.Like Brecht and Piscator before him,.
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  The Rover 1.In The Rover, the stage direction, "She follows him [Wilmore] with the pistol ready to  shoot; he retires, still amazed,” “she” refers to: A.Florinda B.Valeria C.Lucetta D.Angellica Bianca E.Helena 2.The subtitle of Behn's play The Rover, is: A.The Mistakes of a Night B.The Banished Cavaliers C.A Carnival of Loves D.A Rogue Reformed E.the play has no subtitle 3.In The Rover, which.
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  Hedda Gabler 1.Hedda Gabler is illustrative of the Realistic movement in that: A.it observes the unities of time, place, and action B.it makes great use of the soliloquy C.its characters are drawn from royalty D.all of the above E.none of the above 2.In Hedda Gabler, Eilert’s first visit to the Tesman’s home is a part of the.
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  Miss Julie 1.The holiday being celebrated during Miss Julie, is: A.Christmas B.New Year’s Eve C.Halloween D.Midsummer’s Eve E.May Day 2.Miss Julie, as Strindberg claims in his “Preface” to the play: A.is an attempt to display naturalism in the play B.not an attempt at anything new, but simply an attempt to “modernize” playwriting C.is an attempt to display “multiplicity” of motivations.
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  Rockaby 1.Rockaby, was written: A.to commemorate Samuel Beckett's achievement in literature B.to commemorate Samuel Beckett's seventy-fifth birthday C.as a short story first D.as an exercise in Absurdist comedy E.none of the above 2.Beckett’s Rockaby concerns itself with: A.aging B.death C.the Past D.loneliness and alienation E.dreams 3.Beckett’s Rockaby demands that the stage lighting be: A.clear and bright B.colorful and bright C.subdued D.totally dark E.none of the above 4.Beckett specifies that.
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1. Which of the following is used to describe an elevated awareness of beauty in the viewer? aesthetics perception medium Idealism 2. Chaz Maviyane-Davies’s Global Warning is an example of art as a vehicle for communicating information. personal expression. social causes. delight. 3. Francisco Goya's print I Saw This was intended as a commentary on war. race..
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  Slave Ship 1.At the beginning of Slave Ship, Voice #1 represents: A.a black slave B.a warrior C.white man's oppression D.the young woman E.a young child 2.In Slave Ship, The Preacher appears wearing: A.a business suit B.a long white robe C.a white suit D.“tails” E.a dark Shirt and pants 3.During the concluding moments of Slave Ship, the characters find themselves in: A.the hold of the.
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  Death and the King's Horseman 1.When we first see the Pilkingtons in Death and the King's Horseman,  they are: A.having cocktails with an exclusive cadre of colonial military and business couples B.dressed in traditional African masquerade costumes C.in the market, offering condolences to the local people on the loss of their king D.at an elaborate.
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  Ti-Jean and His Brothers 1.In Ti-Jean and His Brothers,  the song ("Burn the cane…") that Ti Jean and the Chorus   sing in scene 3 is significant because: A.  it is the anthem of Trinidad-Tobago B.it is derived from the canboulay, which marked a rebellion by slaves C.it typifies the calypso music that Walcott.
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  The Hairy Ape 1.The play that most typifies O'Neill's Expressionistic thematic and stylistic elements is: A.Ah! Wilderness B.  The Hairy Ape C.Mourning Becomes Electra D.The Iceman Cometh E.Strange Interlude 2.In The Hairy Ape, Yank is arrested by the New York police because he: A.tries to incite a strike by the workers B.is accused of indecency by a wealthy.
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    " Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992   1.While it is difficult to name all of the characters in Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, among   those who stand out because of the length of their speeches and/or notoriety of their involvement is (are): A.  Senator Diane Feinstein B.Rodney King C.Senator Bill Bradley D.A & B E.B & C   2.In his description.
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    Mud   1.Mud is: A.an Expressionistic work spiced with presentational stylistic qualities B.a Naturalistic work C.an Absurdist comedy D.a modern allegorical work spiced with Naturalistic qualities E.Romantic work   2.In Mud, Mae asks Lloyd to pick up: A.the groundhog B.the knife C.his underwear and socks D.the corn E.none of the above   3.In Mud, Mae goes to the clinic to: A.seek a cure for her disease B.inform.
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  Angels in America   1.In Angels in America, the actor who plays the angel is also seen--quite deliberately--as A.the homeless lady in the South Bronx B.the real estate saleswoman in Salt Lake City C.the nurse D.the actor actually plays all the above E.the actor plays only the Nurse in addition to the Angel.   2.In Angels in America, Roy.
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1. Background shapes are referred to as negative shapes. positive shapes. biomorphic shapes. organic shapes. 2. The purity or saturation of a color is its hue. value. intensity. form. 3. Figure-ground reversal can best be seen in Shen Zhou’s Poet on a Mountaintop. Kiki Smith’s Ginzer. Lee Friedlander’s Bismarck, North Dakota. M.C. Escher's Sky and Water I. 4. In.
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Multiple-Choice Questions 1. In Her Secret Is Patience, Janet Echelman used wood and plastic. fiber, steel, and lights. glass and copper. grass, plants, and flowers. 2. Romare Bearden’s Rocket to the Moon is an example of a photomontage. an outsider artwork. a nonobjective artwork. a retablo. 3. Jazz provided a notable influence on the work of Ray Beldner. Romare Bearden. Edward Weston. Alexis.
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  The Good Woman of Setzuan 1.In The Good Woman of Setzuan, which character boasts that s/he is "the Tobacco King of Setzuan?" A.Shen Te B.Yang Sun C.Wang D.Shui Ta E.Shu Fu 2.The final line of The Good Woman of Setzuan (not including the Epilogue) is significant  because it: A.affirms Shen Te's goodness and rewards her patience B.validates the.
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  Major Barbara 1.Which of the following historical events did Shaw NOT witness during his lifetime? A.World War II B.The Great Depression C.Queen Victoria’s reign as monarch of the British Empire D.the Atomic Age E.the Viet Nam War 2.In Major Barbara, Stephen is: A.a worker at the Salvation Army who succumbs to Undershaft’s arguments and leaves the mission B.Lady.
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  Paper Flowers   1.In Paper Flowers,  the Hake gets his name from: A.Mario and the members of the street gang from whom he seems to be fleeing B.his brother, Alberto, who called him this as a child C.a common fish, with sharp teeth, eaten by the poor in South America D.a term he gave himself to.
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS   1.Among the basic beliefs expressed in much of contemporary and postmodern theatre are  the ideas that: A.language is imprecise and the meanings of words change from speaker to speaker B.social institutions and the people who form them are not necessarily fixed entities and can be redefined C.racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual.
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  The American Dream 1.Shortly after his entrance in The American Dream, it is apparent that The Young Man is: A.“the moving van man” B.a cowboy C.“the American Dream” D.a student E."the boy next door” 2.Which character in The American Dream brags that s/he made “a terrible scene” at a hat  shop: A.Mrs. Baxter B.Grandma C.Mommy D.Daddy E.young Man 3.In The American Dream a.
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  The Cherry Orchard 1.In The Cherry Orchard, most of the characters are: A.inclined to analyze a problem and plan a strategy to solve it B.inclined to discuss a problem in a rational matter and then work to solve it C.oblivious to any of the problems with which they might be confronted D.aware of but unconcerned.
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  Death of a Salesman 1.In Death of a Salesman, playwright Arthur Miller succeeds in blending the following styles: A.Naturalism and Absurdism B.Romanticism and Realism C.Realism and Expressionism D.Expressionism and Romanticism E.Romanticism and Naturalism 2.When Biff discovers Willy in the Boston hotel room with The Woman: A.it is just one of the many disappointments he suffers at the hands.
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    Six Characters In Search of an Author   1.The name of the play which is being rehearsed when the “Six Characters” enter the stage  is: A.Right You Are; If You Think You Are B.Tonight We Improvise C.The Play’s the Thing D.Mixing It Up E.none of the above; it is their play which is interrupted   2.At the end of.
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  The Importance of Being Earnest 1.In The Importance of Being Earnest, Algie discovers that his friend “Ernest’s” real name is Jack when he finds: A.“Ernest’s” cigarette case with an engraved message inside it B.“Ernest’s” calling card which was given to Gwendolyn C.the letter which “Ernest” had written to his ward Cecily D.Lady Bracknell’s invitation list E.“Ernest’s”.
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1. Which theories focus attention on the composition of an artwork and how earlier artworks may have influenced it? formal theories contextual theories political theories expressive theories 2. Value judgment about art necessarily involves subjectivity. negative judgments. contextual evaluation. analysis of an artist’s biography. 3. Making discriminating judgments about art is inherent to censorship only contextual theories.
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1. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen's sculptures, such as Shuttlecocks, affect us immediately through their symbolism. scale. iconography. color. 2. Which of the following is the result of the process of arranging, selecting, and ordering? unity within variety design emphasis Direction 3. Size relationships between parts of a whole are known as pattern..
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    The Great Celestial Cow   1.Townsend wrote The Great Celestial Cow, in conjunction with actors from one of  England's most important social-activist theater companies called: A.The Royal Court Theater B.The English Stage Company C.Split Britches D.The Joint Stock Theater Group E.7:84 Theater Company   2.In The Great Celestial Cow who says the following--“One glimpse [at my legs] and the English.
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  Hernani 1.Although Hugo considered Hernani a tragedy, it fails to achieve the tragic impact because: A.Hernani does not contain the seeds of his own destruction; he is the victim of Don Ruy's treachery B.it is filled with too many lofty sentiments and plays too freely upon the audience's emotions for its impact C.it is.
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.The major changes in the theater and drama during the nineteenth century may be  attributed to which of the following: A.the democratic spirit of revolution that swept Europe and America B.the return to a respect for the classical style C.the advent of new “sciences” such as sociology, psychology, and economics D.A and.
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  Woza Albert! 1.One of the most important personal possessions of the various characters portrayed in  Woza Albert! is one’s: A.hat B.shoes C.home D.passbook E.mbonger 2.Woza Albert! is typical of  South African township theater in that it: A.presents actors who use their own names as characters B.the performers make use of transformations C.it is political theatre that speaks to the plight.
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  Dance and the Railroad   1.Though never seen on stage, Gwan Gung, an important character in The Dance and the  Railroad, is: A.a Chinese businessman who exploits the workers as they try to get jobs B."The god of fighters" of Chinese Opera who defends the poor C.a famous actor whom Ma wants to be like D.Lone's .
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  Fences 1.In Fences, Raynell is: A.the woman with whom Troy has had an affair B.Troy's illegitimate daughter C.Bono's wife D.the woman Cory wishes to marry E.the name of Rose's daughter 2.In Fences, Lyons's profession is: A.athlete B.trash worker C.jazz musician D.he is unemployed E.we are not told Lyons's profession. 3.Cory finally escapes "the Hill" in Fences by: A.  getting  the football scholarship to.
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                                No saco nada de la escuela   1.No saco nada de la escuela is the only Valdez Acto to: A.address issues surrounding the concept of the "sellout" B.address issues concerning the indigenous American Aztlan C.address issues and problems of other minorities in America D.criticize American secondary and higher education E.all of the above   2.No saco nada de la.
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  She Stoops to Conquer 1.Among “the mistakes of a night” which occur in She Stoops to Conquer are: A.Young Marlow’s mistaking Hardcastle for the keeper of the “Inn” B.Young Marlow’s mistaking  Kate for the “serving girl” at the “Inn” C.Kate mistaking Young Marlow for Hastings D.A and B E.B and C 2.In She Stoops to Conquer, which.
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  TRUE/FALSE 11.A distinctively black African literary drama, which evolved in three stages, did not    emerge in Africa until the 1930s. 12.Commercial theaters such as South Africa’s Market Theatre and the universities, like the    University of Ibadan in Nigeria, are two of the primary sources of contemporary theater      in Africa. 13.Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka  and.
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  A Doll's House 1.In A Doll's House, Torvold is determined to make which of the following changes in the  personnel at the bank: A.fire Rank and hire Mrs. Linde in his place B.fire Krogstad and hire Rank in his place C.fire Mrs. Linde and hire Krogstad in her place D.fire Mrs. Lind and hire Rank.
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  The Glass Menagerie 1.In The Glass Menagerie, which of the following Expressionistic and Epic theatre  techniques are employed: A.realistic scenery and “captions” for each scene B.inner monologues and characters without names C.fragmentary scenery and “legends on a screen” which comment on the action D.naturalistic lighting effects and fragmentary scenery E.characters without names and realistic scenery 2.In.
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  One For the Road   1.Throughout the final scene of One For the Road, Victor has difficulty speaking because: A.he is devastated because he has learned his son has been executed B.he has seen his wife who has been raped repeatedly C.he has had his tongue cut with sharp instruments D.he is slowly dying because he.
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  TRUE/FALSE 10.The major changes in the theater and drama during the nineteenth century may be    attributed to the democratic spirit of revolution that swept Europe and America. 11.The major changes in the theater and drama during the nineteenth century may be    attributed to the advent of new “sciences” such as sociology, psychology,.
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    Top Girls   1.The most ironic character in Top Girls, is: A.Patient Griselda because she has abandoned her children to serve her abusive husband B.the Waitress because she must stand silently and serve the women as they eat and drink C.Marlene because she acts like "one of the boys" in her executive position D.Lady Ninjo because.
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    Personal Effects   1.In Personal Effects, the Train Station does not contain: A.an Arrival/Departure Schedule B.safety announcements C.a waiting area D.a restroom E.water   2.The Man/Musician in Personal Effects opens his violin case to discover that: A.the violin has been damaged B.the violin has been stained C.all the strings are broken D.a string is broken E.A and C   3.In Personal Effects the Man/Musician discovers that.
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