LITERATURA INGLESA I - AULA 05
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LITERATURA INGLESA I - AULA 05

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LITERATURA INGLESA I
AULA 05 \u2013 SHAKESPEARE AND HIS WORKS

 1a Questão

Shakespeare is the most famous writer in the English language. Even though not much is known about his
life, we do know some details about it.

How old was Shakespeare when he got married?

He was thirty.

He was twenty-five.

 He was eighteen.

He was twenty-eight.

He was forty.

 2a Questão

The women's parts in Shakespeare's plays:

the main ones

caused great scandal in England

 were played by male actors

were modeled after the queen

called for powerful technique

 3a Questão

The medieval tragedies such as the classic, follow many of Aristotelian precepts. However, the work
produced during the Middle Ages generally deal with other themes and their moral precepts, which are:

Christianity and Anglicism

 Chivalry and Christianity

Chivalry and Anglicism

Chivalry and Celtic

Celtic and Christianity

 4a Questão

"His plays were conceived to be on the stage, not in a book because he wanted to please the audience,
which was formed by all kinds of people." To whom does this statement refer?

To John Milton

To Thomas Kyd

The poet and playwright Christopher Marlowe

 To the poet Shakespeare

To the poet and playwright Ben Jonson

 5a Questão

The Elizabethan reign was a time of:

 prosperity and conquests

domesticity and gentility

internal political instability

sadness and fear

religious persecution

 6a Questão

Shakespeare is regarded as a great player beyond time. How can we explain his modernity?

The works of Shakespeare continue to speak, generation after generation, but only inside England
and for British culture.

The works of Shakespeare do not speak to us, generation after generation, but only inside England
and for British culture.

The works of Shakespeare stopped speaking to us, generation after generation, but only inside
England and for British culture.

The works of Shakespeare will never continue generation after generation, throughout the countries
and the cultures of the world.

 The works of Shakespeare continue to speak to us, generation after generation, throughout the
countries and the cultures of the world.

 7a Questão

Beowulf is written in Anglo-Saxon language with the use of alliteration. The only existing manuscript of it
dates from the eleventh century, but it is believed that the original poem may have been written before.
What is the literary characteristic of Beowulf?

 It is an epic poem.

It is a sonnet.

It is a comedy.

It is a tragedy.

It is an epic poetry.

 8a Questão

What was the Globe Theatre like?

Since it was the first theatre ever having been built in Stratford-on-Avon, it was an outstanding
work of art.

It was not a very big building since Queen Elizabeth I did not want to spend too much money in it.

It was not a perfect one but, since we are talking about the XIV century, we need to understand the
difficulties builders had at the time.

 It was an open-air octagonal amphitheater that could seat up to 3,000 spectators. The theatre was
three stories high, with a diameter of approximately 100 feet.

It was the first popular theatre ever having been built in London and its sound equipments were the
best ones at the time.

 1a Questão

Read the text below:

It was a period during which Queen Elizabeth I ruled over England and promoted economic, religious and
political reforms in her country, besides a great cultural improvement, sponsoring poets, dramatists, writers
and the incentive for the construction of great theaters in the capital city, London.

\u25ba What is the name of this period?

The Protestantism Era

The Tudor's Era.

 The Elizabethan Era

The Tudor's Dinasty.

The Shakespearan Era.

 2a Questão

The word Renaissance literally means:

classical study

Greek art

renovation

 rebirth

art

 3a Questão

England has become one of the most powerful countries of the world under the regency and reign of one of
the most adored members of the Tudors´ dynasty. This member of the royal family was responsible for the
construction of theaters in London in a moment that country was under a turbulent political period. Who
was that ruler?

Mary

Henry VIII,

Henry VII

Edward VI,

 Elizabeth

 4a Questão

The goal of tragedy is to __________ us.

sadden

 ennoble

scare

burden

delight

 5a Questão

The philosophical basis for the Renaissance was:

Pelasianism

Positivism

Christianity

 Humanism

Platonism

 6a Questão

What influence did Queen Elizabeth I have on the theater?

She closed theaters and banned actors

Concerned about people neglecting work to attend plays, she discouraged theater goers from
attending plays.

 Desiring the promotion of English culture, she provided playwrights with her attendance and
financial support.

Fearing the spread of the black plague, she discouraged the theater, where many individuals would
be in close proximity with one another.

Wanting to benefit financially, she encouraged artists to write and perform plays.

 7a Questão

Shakespeare is the most famous writer in the English language. Even though not much is known about his
life, we do know some details about it.

How old was Shakespeare when he got married?

He was twenty-five.

 He was eighteen.

He was forty.

He was thirty.

He was twenty-eight.

 8a Questão

What was the Globe Theatre like?

It was not a very big building since Queen Elizabeth I did not want to spend too much money in it.

It was the first popular theatre ever having been built in London and its sound equipments were the
best ones at the time.

Since it was the first theatre ever having been built in Stratford-on-Avon, it was an outstanding
work of art.

 It was an open-air octagonal amphitheater that could seat up to 3,000 spectators. The theatre was
three stories high, with a diameter of approximately 100 feet.

It was not a perfect one but, since we are talking about the XIV century, we need to understand the
difficulties builders had at the time.

 1a Questão

The women's parts in Shakespeare's plays:

 were played by male actors

were modeled after the queen

caused great scandal in England

the main ones

called for powerful technique

 2a Questão

Beowulf is written in Anglo-Saxon language with the use of alliteration. The only existing manuscript of it
dates from the eleventh century, but it is believed that the original poem may have been written before.
What is the literary characteristic of Beowulf?

It is a tragedy.

It is a comedy.

It is an epic poetry.

 It is an epic poem.

It is a sonnet.

 3a Questão

The medieval tragedies such as the classic, follow many of Aristotelian precepts. However, the work
produced during the Middle Ages generally deal with other themes and their moral precepts, which are:

Christianity and Anglicism

 Chivalry and Christianity