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1. How does Aristophanes parody Telephus' honesty in the Acharnians?
- Dikaiopolis puts his head on an execution block when telling the truth just as Telephus does
- Dikaiopolis gives a speech about how Telephus was actually a liar despite his honest presentation
- Dikaiopolis sacrifices his daughters to illustrate his honesty, just as Telephus sacrifices his son
- Dikaiopolis repeats the truth again and again to mock the repetitive language in Telephus
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2. What were Greek Comedies based on?
- Future Events and Outcomes
- Contemporary events
- Spartan Legend
- Greek Mythology
3. Who was Euripides?
- A Tragic Playwright
- A prominent pro-war politician
- A Comic Playwright
- Aristophanes' Brother who was a playwright
4. What kind of a play is Telephus?
- A Greek Comedy
- A Political Tragedy
- A Greek Tragedy
- A Roman Tragedy
5. How does Aristophanes parody the costume in Euripides' play, Telephus?
- Dikaiopolis dresses as a young tanner like Telephus does at the end of the play when he addresses the audience
- Dikaiopolis constantly changes his costume to mock the constant costume changes in Telephus
- Dikaiopolis disguised himself as a beggar to make the chorus pity him, like Telephus disguised himself to seek Achillies.
- Dikaiopolis pretends to buy blood-stained clothes just as Telephus does to make him look like a murderer
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