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  1. What's a difference between punishments then and now?
  2. What was the drunkard's cloak?
  3. What are 5 words Shakespeare coined?
  4. What was the general structure of the Globe?
  5. When does literature begin to be published again after the end of King James I reign?
  6. King James I comes into power
  7. What did Shakespeare write in?
  8. What was one popular form of communication?
  9. Why is it impossible to know the exact dates of Shakespeare's works?
  10. What was the First Folio
  11. Queen Elizabeth I took the throne
  12. Why weren't Shakespeare's plays published right after they were performed?
  13. What kind of person had too much blood in them?
  14. What were symptoms of the Plague?
  15. What were gingerbread men called?
  16. The Theater
  17. What are 2 foods today that were not eaten back then?
  18. Outer stage/platform
  19. King James' Bible
  20. How many people came to the theaters?
  21. Upper stage
  22. What are lessons someone might take in their free time?
  23. Why is Shakespeare's works difficult to read?
  24. Why were there 3 stages?
  25. Where and when did Greek civilization begin?
  26. Shakespeare was born
  27. How long were plays?
  28. What was tragedy?
  29. What are 5 of Shakespeare's plays?
  30. What did the Greeks want to know?
  31. Shakespeare died
  32. Flag
  33. Shakespeare purchased the New Place
  34. King James I reign ends
  35. How did they think someone's personality was determined?
  36. Trap door
  37. Publication and performance of The Tempest
  38. Before theaters, where did actors perform?
  39. What id the chorus?
  40. How old were Shakespeare and Anne when they married? What was their scandalous secret?
  41. What was Shakespeare's schooling like?
  42. What are end-stopped lines?
  43. Scenery
  44. What was a remedy for a sty in your eye?
  45. King Charles II is restored to throne and reopens theaters; Restoration begins
  46. When and who originated drama?
  47. Who would be addressed with thy?
  48. What religion was Queen Elizabeth I?
  49. What are run-on lines?
  50. Globe was built
  51. What was considered public education?
  52. Shakespeare became a charter of Lord Chamberlain's Men
  53. What was breeching?
  54. What is the orchestra?
  55. Shakespeare family received a Coat of Arms
  56. Archaic forms of you
  57. Why was divorce difficult?
  58. How did Elizabeth become queen?
  59. Who published the First Folio?
  60. 1600?
  61. Hell
  62. Shakespeare became actor and playwright
  63. Why is it called the Globe?
  64. What was the earliest definition of drama?
  65. Susanna was born
  66. Where did drama arise from?
  67. The Pit
  68. What happened on "the ducking stool?"
  69. What to expect in Greek theaters
  70. Why were theaters closed temporarily?
  71. The Heavens
  72. How did Elizabeth use her unmarried status to her advantage?
  73. What was the King's Men?
  74. How did people feel about Elizabeth I?
  75. Inner stage
  76. What are the 3 main causes of disease in Elizabethan England?
  77. Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway
  78. Lords Rooms
  79. From who could you buy medicine?
  80. Shakespeare moved to London
  81. Why had drama gained social acceptance by the end of the 17th century?
  82. Who gave one of the earliest definitions of drama (300 BC)?
  83. What was the literacy rate in England?
  84. What was the tragedy in London in 1563?
  85. What were the hours of a school day?
  86. What were 2 mealtimes?
  87. What were some key Greek cities?
  88. What did Elizabeth do to appease Puritan's hate for theaters?
  89. What was allowed in and around the Globe?
  90. First Folio published
  91. Judith and Hamnet were born
  92. What are archaic words?
  93. Hamartia
  94. Red Lion Playhouse
  95. Start of teh English Civil War when King Charles III was captured and killed by Oliver Cromwell and the Puritans then shut down theaters
  96. What were 2 forms of sports?
  97. What was the status of a wife?
  98. How did humans get the Plague?
  99. What is the Tempest?
  100. Why did the plays need to capture the attention of the audience from the start?
  101. What was the pillory?
  102. Sonnets published
  103. Why was England so intellectually advanced?
  104. Why were plays censored?
  105. Shakespeare was baptized
  106. What types of drama were later added?
  107. Richard Burbage
  108. Admission prices
  109. Who would you buy cloth from?
  110. Why weren't the shoes of women not very important considering how extravagant fashion was?
  111. What is "bringing players in?"
  112. What was the structure of early theaters?
  113. Who were Shakespeare's parents?
  114. What is the best tragedy in Aristotle's mind?
  115. The New Place
  116. What was a bear pit?
  117. What did people do before the plays started
  118. Who was Dionysus?
  119. Greek actors
  120. Where did the audience sit?
  121. How do people put Shakespeare's plays in order?
  122. The Theater was built
  123. What was the status of children?
  124. How old was Shakespeare when he died?
  125. What was Lord Chamberlain's Men?
  126. Why was there violence during the Elizabethan era?
  127. What is the brank?
  128. What were the earliest types of drama?
  129. Who succeeded Queen Elizabeth I?
  130. What was Shakespeare's social status?
  131. Hut
  132. Globe burned down
  133. What is a nickname for Queen Elizabeth I?
  134. What did a nurse do?
  135. What did kid's clothes look like?
  136. Famous Greeks
  137. Why have Greek plays endured time?
  138. How long was Queen Elizabeth I's reign?
  139. When were women allowed to act?
  140. How many works did Shakespeare write?
  141. Gallery
  142. What were 2 emblems along the Thames that showed the brutality?
  143. What was the state of cleanliness?
  1. a Shakespeare was 18 and Anne was 26 and already 3 months pregnant
  2. b 1596
  3. c Greeks and Romans around 600BC
  4. d where the groundlings stood and watched
  5. e The plays were universal; everyone could attend them; it was round; meant to represent Earth with Heaven and Hell
  6. f There is no record of the first production date
  7. g Religious ceremonies
  8. h 18 of Shakespeare's plays in one compilation; hand-written and very expensive
  9. i Prostitution
  10. j Made of wood and thatch with an open roof; 3 stories; looked round; 3 stages (outer, upper, inner); natural lighting
  11. k Word that were used long ago, but not anymore
  12. l 1625
  13. m 15000 people per week
  14. n the 2nd largest home in Stratford-upon-Avon; shows Shakespeare's success, power, and wealth
  15. o He wasn't born into a class of nobility, but was pretty much in the middle. He worked his way up in social hierarchy as the years went on
  16. p Aristotle, a philosopher and critic
  17. q Storage above the Heavens that held a winch system for lowering people
  18. r a round area where the chorus sang and danced
  19. s identified by zodiac signs, ceiling of stage
  20. t tragic flaw; critical mistake; mistake that brings character to his downfall
  21. u Not until 1660
  22. v Someone you are very close to, like a spouse or close friend, or someone who is inferior to you, like a servant
  23. w having actors come and perform in your home
  24. x recessed playing area that could be curtained off as needed
  25. y 1583
  26. z 1642
  27. aa 45 years, starting in 1558
  28. ab Shakespeare and the Elizabethan/London theater scene
  29. ac For profanity, heresy, and politics
  30. ad The Plague, afraid of spread of disease, waste of time for workers, seen as sinful
  31. ae She was 3rd in line for the throne and everyone else died
  32. af 1613
  33. ag John Shakespeare, a glover and leadsmith, and Mary Arden, the daughter of a farmer
  34. ah the main actor in Shakespeare's plays
  35. ai thee, thou, thine, thy
  36. aj Streets were disgusting, with feces and dead bodies all around, it smelled awful
  37. ak 1592
  38. al were different for different seats, but the pit cost only one cent
  39. am center of outer stage that led to Hell and could help determine if someone was good or bad after death
  40. an a jolly, lusty person
  41. ao criminals chained to the bridge and severed heads
  42. ap Circular with a stage in the center so it was easy for everyone to hear and see
  43. aq Made a law that said they could not be built within the city limits of London
  44. ar Dinner (11-12) and supper (6)
  45. as main playing area jutting out into the Pit
  46. at John Heminges and Henry Condell
  47. au 1599
  48. av the husband's property
  49. aw Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Cincinnatus
  50. ax where hounds would be let loose on a chained bear for public entertainment
  51. ay 1590
  52. az a wooden post with a block on top and two holes in it for a person's head, hands, and feet to be put on display for public humiliation
  53. ba dance; mediator between audience, represented common people, set the mood, interpreted what was going on, informed the audience of what would happen next
  54. bb inflamed lymph nodes, bleeding lungs, etc
  55. bc Letter writing
  56. bd Julius Caesar was written
  57. be 1594
  58. bf 1603
  59. bg They include archaic words, he used verbs and nouns and vice versa, grammar has changed, meanings of words have changed
  60. bh James Burbage and Shakespeare's acting company; relied on money from patrons
  61. bi going out to school instead of being tutored at home
  62. bj bites from fleas that lived on rats
  63. bk Lines with no punctuation at the end indicating to continue on the the next line with no pause
  64. bl April 23, 1564
  65. bm She flirted with other people into doing what she wanted and getting her way
  66. bn 1597
  67. bo King James renamed Lord Chamberlain's men after the Plague struck
  68. bp tomatoes and chocolate
  69. bq Shakespeare's last great play that is proved he wrote on his own
  70. br The goal was to produce catharcism in the audience: a mix of pity and fear so they may be cleansed of this happening to them
  71. bs They could easily get free entertainment, like public humiliations and punishments
  72. bt you were tied to a chair and lowered/dunked into the water
  73. bu 1558
  74. bv April 26, 1564
  75. bw You had to get an Act of Parliament
  76. bx were all male, wore masks
  77. by 2-3 hours
  78. bz 1585
  79. ca The god of drinking, wine, fertility, festivals, music, theatre
  80. cb they liked her because she improved London
  81. cc He attended grammar school at the King's New School, but not a university
  82. cd Between Catholics and Protestants
  83. ce 1611
  84. cf They are universal truths about the limits of human knowledge, individual free will, moral responsibility, and human suffering
  85. cg History and romance
  86. ch the Restoration
  87. ci The scenery can't change, so it could help show where different scenes would take place
  88. cj It was expensive and plays were property of the theaters, and they didn't want other theaters to be able to perform them
  89. ck Crete in 2000BC
  90. cl Lines that have punctuation at the end of them to indicate a pause
  91. cm 7:00-5:30
  92. cn 1567, first building built with the sole purpose for theatrical performance
  93. co The basics of human nature
  94. cp For women who gossiped too much, put metal spikes in their mouth
  95. cq apothecary
  96. cr the plays took place in one day; sets didn't change; no violence was on stage; took stories from legends and myths; what happens because of something is more important than what actually happens
  97. cs 52
  98. ct Blank verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter
  99. cu translated from Latin to English in 1611 and is the most influential and best selling books ever
  100. cv They used to be more cruel
  101. cw Comedy and tragedy
  102. cx 2nd floor
  103. cy property of their parents
  104. cz April 23, 1616
  105. da Oedipis Rex because it hits the goal of tragedy, catharsis
  106. db took care of the kids
  107. dc Rub the tail of a black cat on it
  108. dd Julius Caesar (1599-1600), Romeo and Juliet (1594-95), Hamlet (1600-01), Othello (1604-05), Macbeth (1605-06)
  109. de 1576
  110. df the 4 humours: blood, phlegm, choler, and meloncholy; physical characteristics decided personality (physiognamy)
  111. dg Academy, alligator, leapfrog, lonely, critic
  112. dh Bowls (lawn bowling) and shuttlecock (badminton)
  113. di was minimal and didn't change
  114. dj Athens, Thebes, Delphi, Sparta
  115. dk 38 plays, 154 sonnets, 2 narrative poems
  116. dl 1660
  117. dm The Virgin Queen
  118. dn Based on historical events and allusions to the plays; records from the performances of the plays taken from diaries of contemporaries; publication dates of sources; dates that the plays appear in print
  119. do located above stage to house musicians and spectators
  120. dp Dancing, embroidery
  121. dq Wealthy people sat in the Lords' Rooms and groudlings stood in the Pit
  122. dr imitated human action
  123. ds 1609
  124. dt gingerbread husbands
  125. du Noble children got schooling from private tutors
  126. dv The Plague struck
  127. dw At inns or on street corners
  128. dx 1576; James Burbage; were about half of Shakespeare's plays were performed
  129. dy to show if there was a play that day
  130. dz smaller versions of adult clothes
  131. ea 1623
  132. eb the celebration after a boy got his first pair of pants
  133. ec lack of sanitation, diet, exploration of the world
  134. ed Protestant
  135. ee King James VI
  136. ef They would get there early, eat food, hang out with friends
  137. eg drunk was forced to wear a barrel and walk through town
  138. eh area under outer stage used for ghostly comings and goings and where the dead would go
  139. ei Mercer
  140. ej They could not be seen
  141. ek 1582
  142. el private, more expensive, galleries
  143. em high