1. Apply the terminology of classical dramatic structure to Oedipus Rex. Indicate what information is revealed during the Exposition, the moment the Rising Action begins, what major events raise tension during the Rising Action and WHY you think this is so, when the Climax occurs and why this moments constitutes the Climax, and what takes place during the Denouement.
2. Discuss how the technique of isolation in space OR limitation of time is used to raise tension in the play. Discuss only one of these items. Show its existence in the play and comment on how it is used to raise tension.
-Do both questions, but for question two, choose either the limitation of space OR time, not both.
– in black ink, in twelve-point type, in a standard type face.