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 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
- Dikaiopolis constantly changes his costume to mock the constant costume changes in Telephus
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2. Who wrote Telephus?
3. Who was Euripides?
- A Tragic Playwright
- A prominent pro-war politician
- A Comic Playwright
- Aristophanes' Brother who was a playwright
4. 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
5. What kind of a play is Telephus?
- A Greek Tragedy
- A Roman Tragedy
- A Greek Comedy
- A Political Tragedy
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