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"Freytag's Pyramid"
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  • Question 1
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    What is DRAMATIC STRUCTURE?

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    Aristotle's poems about plays and performance

    Aristotle's idea that stories can be broken into elements

    A theory about Aristotle's plays and how they were written

  • Question 2
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    Gustav Freytag's Pyramid is a dramatic structural framework that

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    has two halves and a middle point.

    has two opposing parts.

    has five sections.

  • Question 3
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    The five structural elements in Freytag's Pyramid are divided into

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    play and counterplay.

    rising action and catastrophe.

    three distinct acts and scenes.

  • Question 4
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    Which of the following are elements of Freytag's Triangle? (Mark all the appropriate options)

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    Introduction

    Climax

    Falling Action

    Catastrofe

  • Question 5
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    Freytag's Pyramid originally theorizes that the first structural element - called the introduction - contains which of the following options? (Choose 2 options)

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    Exposition

    Exciting Force

    Setting

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    Freytag's introduction serves the purpose of (choose 2)

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    introducing principal characters.

    introducing the setting.

    introducing the Rising Movement.

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    Which of the following are part of Freytag's original Plot Pyramid Diagram?

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    Introduction

    Exposition

    Climax

    Rising Action

    Falling Action

  • Question 8
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    For the INTRODUCTION, the author of the article states that EXPOSITION is

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    a set of scenes in which no major changes occur and serves to introduce the main characters and setting.

    a series of scenes in which we are acquainted with the STATUS QUO and time and place of the action.

    a set of scenes in which no major changes take place and which purpose is to introduce the protagonists and the conflict.

  • Question 9
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    The __________ __________ is what propels the protagonist and story into motion.

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    exciting force
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    inciting force
  • Question 10
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    RISING MOVEMENT is nowadays more commonly referred to as

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    RISING ACTION.

    CONFLICT.

    FALLING ACTION.

    THEME.

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    What takes places during the RISING MOVEMENT/ACTION? (Choose two)

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    Characters that haven't been introduced, are introduced.

    Conflicts and themes are explained.

    The story builds towards the climax.

    The antagonists backstory is explained.

  • Question 12
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    In a COMEDY, the CLIMAX represents the point in which

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    the story starts going awry for the protagonist.

    the story beings being graceful with the protagonist.

    the story signals a major change for the antagonist.

    the story turns from play to counterplay.

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    In a TRAGEDY (story were things have been going well), the CLIMAX represents the point in which

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    the story starts going awry for the protagonist.

    the story beings being graceful with the protagonist.

    the story signals a major change for the antagonist.

    the story turns from play to counterplay.

  • Question 14
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    According to Freytag, the FALLING ACTIONS is meant to prepare the audience for the final action or scene, and also that it signals how the action falls away from the CLIMAX.

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    True

    False

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    For the final stage of the plot diagram structure, or dramatic structure, Freytag used the term CATASTROPHE because he was mostly involved with

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    tragedy and not comedy.

    comedy and not tragedy.

  • Question 16
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    Freytag's Plot Diagram, or Pyramid, is a __________ part dramatic structure.

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    five
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    5
  • Question 17
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    Which two modern dramatic structures are mentioned in the article?

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    Story Grid

    Save the Cat!

    Outlining

    Free Form

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