1. How does Aristophanes parody the costume in Euripides' play, Telephus?
- Dikaiopolis disguised himself as a beggar to make the chorus pity him, like Telephus disguised himself to seek Achillies.
- Dikaiopolis constantly changes his costume to mock the constant costume changes in Telephus
- Dikaiopolis pretends to buy blood-stained clothes just as Telephus does to make him look like a murderer
- Dikaiopolis dresses as a young tanner like Telephus does at the end of the play when he addresses the audience
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2. What were Greek Comedies based on?
- Future Events and Outcomes
- Greek Mythology
- Contemporary events
- Spartan Legend
3. Why did Aristophanes often parody plays and characters created by Euripides?
- Euripides' characters were always pathetic and the language was archaic
- Euripides had attempted to prosecute Aristophanes on the basis of copying a plot idea
- Euripides' characters and stories were always copied from Aristophanes' plays
- Euripides' characters and plots always focused on Zeus and Thetis
4. Who wrote Telephus?
5. How does Aristophanes parody Telephus' anti-war speech?
- Dikaiopolis actually compliments Telephus' speech by agreeing with it in the paradise of the Acharnians
- Dikaiopolis gives an anti-war speech and imitates Telephus
- Dikaiopolis gives a speech promoting war but wearing a costume to look like Telephus
- Dikiaopolis buys a slave dressed as Telephus who makes a similar speech
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