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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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  “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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  The Apple Tree 1.To escape from the apple tree, the Devil promises Open Heart: A.that he will never tempt him to sin again B.eternal life C.a “get out of hell” pass D.wealth and material goods E.all of the above 2.The character in The Apple Tree that is most associated with the archetypal Trickster is: A.Death B.The Devil C.Insatiable D.Open Heart E.None of.
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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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  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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  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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  Everyman 1.Which of the following characters accompanies the title character to the grave in  Everyman: A.Beauty B.Strength C.Goods D.Good Deeds E.Cousin 2.Similar to Abraham and Isaac, which of the following characters delivers the epilogue  in Everyman: A.God B.Death C.an Angel D.a Messenger E.a Doctor 3.Which of the following Biblical characters appear in Everyman: A.Noah B.Moses C.Jesus Christ D.Adam E.none of the above TRUE/FALSE 4.Everyman makes use of allegory and personification,.
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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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  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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  Hamlet 1.All of the following are true of Hamlet, except: A.it does not follow of the Neoclassic doctrine in its observance of the unities of time  and place B.it is typical of the genre of revenge plays popular in Shakespeare’s day C.its plot, like many of Shakespeare’s plays, was “borrowed” D.it makes use of multiple.
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  GENERAL EXAMINATION ITEMS 1.The Early Modern theater refers to: A.eras beginning with the re-emergence and growing secularization of  Western theater in the Middle Ages to its maturity in the European Enlightenment B.eras beginning with the emergence of neoclassicism and extending through the European Enlightenment C.eras beginning with the Middle Ages and extending through  the.
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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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  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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  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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  A Midsummer Night’s Dream 1.All of the following are true of A Midsummer Night’s Dream except: A.it has always been one of Shakespeare’s post popular comedies B.although it is a comedy, recent productions have explored a dark side of its relationships C.it more rightly should be categorized with Shakespeare’s “problem plays” D.it is the delightful.
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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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  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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  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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  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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  Mankind 1.Which of the following is true of  Mankind: A.it includes no comic material B.it includes God as one of its major characters C.it includes many Old Testament characters D.it includes only New Testament characters E.it includes music/singing/dancing 2.Similar to Everyman, Mankind: A.projects a tone of solemnity B.includes a great deal of music C.makes use of abstractions as characters D.all of.
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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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  The Divine Narcissus 1.In The Divine Narcissus, the character Music: A.Introduces and sets the play in motion B.Battles with Occident C.Battles with Religion D.Battles the Guards E.Sings throughout the duration of the play 2.The character, America, in The Divine Narcissus: A.Narrates the play B.Rejects European traditions C.Battles Religion D.Enters dressed as an eagle E.None of the Above 3.Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz,.
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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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  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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  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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                                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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  11.Among the theatrical rituals and ceremonies developed by the indigenous peoples of   Mesoamerica was (were): A.tlaquetzque--fertility rites of the Inca B.Popol Vuh and Rabinal Achi--the Mesoamerican equivalents of the European morality play C.tlaquazatta--the fore-runner of modern Hispanic theater D.spectacular rituals, often involving death, performed by the Aztecs E.elaborate mystical dramas that still defy literal translation 12.A.
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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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  29.The indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica developed theatrical rituals and ceremonies in   honor of their gods. 30.The Rabinal Achi of the Maya remains the single extant dramatic work from the   Mesoamerican culture. 31.While the Aztecs developed a number of dramatic modes, none of them could rightly   be described as having been spectacular rituals. 32.Sor.
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  Life’s a Dream 1.In Act 2 of Life’s a Dream, Sigismund fails his first test of kingship when he: A.berates his father for holding him in chains in the mountain cave B.declares war on the Duke of Moscovy C.throws a soldier through a window and kills him D.dismisses Clotaldo in anger and loses a valuable.
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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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  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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  Abraham and Isaac 1.Remaining faithful to the Biblical account of Abraham and Isaac: A.Isaac’s mother Sarah has a tender scene with her son before he leaves B.Isaac at first refuses to follow his father, Abraham C.Isaac’s mother does not appear in the play D.Abraham and Sarah, his wife, discuss God’s demand for the sacrifice of.
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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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  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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  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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  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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  TRUE/FALSE 19.Medieval dramatists freely used historical anachronisms (especially in speech, dress,   and manners) to make the lessons of the plays accessible to their audiences. 20.While the liturgical and secular plays of the Middle Ages may have developed almost   simultaneously, each had its own exclusive style of stages and spaces for performances. 21.Popular entertainments,.
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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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  Tartuffe 1.The young lovers in Tartuffe are: A.Valere and Mariane B.Damis and Elmire C.Damis and Mariane D.Tartuffe and Elmire E.Tartuffe and Mariane 2.By the end of Act 4 of Tartuffe, all of the characters are aware of Tartuffe’s true  character except: A.Orgon B.  Damis C.Elmire D.Madame Pernelle E.Cleante 3.The characters who are most closely identified with Moliere’s point of view and who .
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