Name: Roll No. ENG.611(Literary Theory) Aristotle's Poetics Quiz 1 1. What does Aristotle mean by imitation?

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mimicry of language mimicry of sound representation of life representation of death

2. Which is not included in the definition of poetry?    

comedy tragedy music essay

3. What does 'dramitas' mean?    

drama of language drama of music drama of action drama of dancing

4. Tragedy presents men...    

better than they are as they are as they ought to be worse than they are

5. Epic presents men... 

better than they are

Which of the following is NOT a part of Aristotle's definition of tragedy? (A) It arouses pity and fear (B) It has an unhappy ending (C) It involves mimesis (D) It is performed rather than narrated 8. Define the following terms a) hamartia b) hubris . Which of the following is NOT a requirement for a tragic hero? (A) The hero must be good (B) The hero must be male (C) The hero's character must be consistent (D) The hero must be of high social status 9.   as they are as they ought to be worse than they are 6. Which is the only unity that Aristotle insists upon?     (A) Unity of action (B) Unity of character (C) Unity of place (D) Unity of time 7.

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