CLAS210 Images of Masculinity
Third Unit Quiz (on Greek tragedy)

Part I 20%

Is Hippolytus guilty or innocent and why?

Part II 80%

Directions: Answer TWO (2) of the following. Your answers should include specific references to the plays to support your statements.

1.) Choose characters to discuss images of masculinity in two different plays.

2.) Compare two characters in Greek tragedy with Achilles in terms of images of masculinity.

3.) Apply the terms used by Aristotle in his Poetics to at least two characters in Greek tragedy.

4.) Describe the first performance of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes.

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