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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Teucer predict his father will vent his grief against?
2. What are some of the normal events, that take place off stage, that the messengers bring word of?
3. Who tells Teucer that Ajax's last wish was for him to raise his son?
4. When Teucer arrives at the Greek camp, where does he come from?
5. What does Ajax say that all things must bow to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the cycle of revenge and destruction? How does this cycle affect the events in the play? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Does Ajax deserve his fate? Why or why not? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
What is the symbolism of armor and swords in the play? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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