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Review Quiz

Review Quiz

Review Quiz

1. Where is Pericles from?

2. Why does he go to Antioch?

3. What is the secret revealed by the riddle?

4. Why does Pericles flee his home city?

5. In Tarsus, Pericles saves the people from what problem?

6. Pericles is shipwrecked because of a:

7. He is aided on his journey to the tournament by:

8. After the tournament Pericles and Thaisa:

9. Pericles is called home–-what happens to the ship?

10. On board the ship, Thaisa appears to:

11. Pericles leaves Marina in:

12. Pericles is called back home to prevent:

13. Marina grows up, but there is a problem. What is it?

14. Marina is saved from this fate by:

15. When Marina arrives in Mytilene and starts working in a brothel, what happens?

16. Pericles arrives in Tarsus and is told:

17. Pericles is very upset so he:

18. When Pericles arrives in Mytilene, the virtues of Marina are extolled by:

19. Helicanus and Cerimon represent:

20. Pericles rediscovers his lost wife at the temple of:

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Pericles: A Life of Love and Happiness . . . Delayed

by ReadingShakespeareby450th, November 20, 2013

A fun play, hopeful message, and the last Shakespeare comedy/romance on my way to reading all of Shakespeare by his 450th birthday.

In case you're interested, here's my blog on Pericles:


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A True Fairy Tale

by BardForKidsdotcom, July 12, 2014

This is the Bard's truest fairy tale. Long-lost daughters, wicked step parents, spouses reunited, and even fire from heaven. If it weren't for the incest and brothels - Disney would have a field day with this story. An even better fairy tale than "The Tempest," or "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and most likely a precursor to "The Winters' Tale."


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5 stars

by leking33, March 31, 2017

I saw Pericles at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2005 with a multi-national cast that included several young woman who had survived the 2004 tsunami which had caused them to go mute; only by being part of the production did they start speaking again. It was done in the Botanical Gardens and when someone said "There's the castle" they pointed to the Edinburgh Castle lit up at night. One of the most magical evenings of theater I've ever experienced. After that I decided to review it for

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