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Question 1: ________' Seven Against Thebes recounts the story of the war which followed.
AeschylusAncient GreeceHomerSophocles

Question 2: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier by ________ includes an autobiography of Virginia Woolf's Orlando.
Alan Moore bibliographyV for VendettaWatchmenAlan Moore

Question 3: ________ used Tiresias as an integral voice in his modernist poem, "The Waste Land".
T. S. EliotFour QuartetsThe Criterion (magazine)The Hollow Men

Question 4: During the opening scenes of ________, a derivative of Odyssey, Tiresias is introduced as an old black man on a railroad handcar.
Coen brothersBarton FinkThe Ladykillers (2004 film)O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Question 5: Amy Seham, drama professor at ________, wrote a musical entitled "Tiresias" in 1999, with music by Chanda Walker and Kira Theimer.
Carleton CollegeMacalester CollegeGustavus Adolphus CollegeSt. Olaf College

Question 6: ________ was not pleased, and she punished Tiresias by transforming him into a woman.
ApolloHeraHermesGreek mythology

Question 7: More recently, "Tiresias" was the title of a poem by ________.
In Memoriam A.H.H.Ulysses (poem)Alfred, Lord TennysonEnoch Arden

Question 8: In ________, Tiresias's pronouncements are always gnomic but never wrong.
Greek literatureGreeksAegean civilizationsGreece

Question 9: Connections with the paired serpents on the ________ are often made (Brisson 1976:55-57).
Ancient RomeHermesHeraCaduceus

Question 10: The drama first aired via ________ on April 19, 2003.
HD RadioSirius XM RadioXM Satellite RadioSirius Satellite Radio
















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