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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Maniac say is the sentence for "provocation and violence resulting in harm to a defenseless and disabled individual incapable of acting responsibility for his or her own actions?"
2. According to the Maniac, when a judge is reaching the prime of his career, what are others his age doing?
3. "The anarchist did not seem affected by the accusation, but smiled in disbelief." Who made this statement?
4. Who does the Maniac tell Sports Jacket he is in the beginning of Dr. Act 1, Scene 2?
5. How long does the Maniac profess to having studied Law?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the journalist ask the Superintendent first in her interview?
2. What is Bertozzo's reaction to meeting the "Forensics Expert" from Rome?
3. What is happening in the beginning of the play? What does Bertozzo want from the Maniac?
4. How does the Maniac react to the "second version" of the statement about the Anarchist? What question remains?
5. What does the Maniac say he thinks about judges?
6. What does the journalist say about the Anarchist's death being an accident? What is she implying?
7. What does the Superintendent's report claim the Anarchist suffered? What is this?
8. How does the Maniac react when Bertozzo says if he will just sign the statement, he will let him go?
9. What does the outcome presented by the Maniac mean to those involved? What will be their outcome granted the evidence?
10. What evidence does the journalist produce regarding the Anarchist's jump?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the use of imagery in the play. Define the terms simile and metaphor and give examples of each from the text. What is the purpose of imagery?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Fo's use of Irony in Accidental Death of an Anarchist. What is Irony? How are the three types of Irony employed in the play? Who employs them?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of "Fear and Submission." What does this mean? How does Fo implement this theme in the play? Give examples in the text which reflect this theme.
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