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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 is the setting of Act II Scene 2?
2. In the beginning of Act II Scene 1, Hovstad tells Billing to lower his voice because who is in earshot?
3. Tom informs the crowd in Act II Scene 2 that the gathering was advertised as what instead of a meeting?
4. When he enters in Act II Scene 1, Peter demands to see the report, promising to help with what?
5. Who suggests that Tom be considered an enemy of the people in Act II Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the crowd complain about in the beginning of Tom's speaking in Act II Scene 2? How is this assuaged?
2. How does Hovstad respond to Petra's questioning in Act II Scene 1? What does Petra do?
3. What suggestion about Tom does Billing make in Act II Scene 1?
4. What solution to the problem does Peter supply in Act II Scene 1?
5. Where does Act II Scene 2 begin? Why is Horster a part of the assembly?
6. What is Billing doing in the beginning of Act II Scene 1? Who is he with?
7. What does Petra bring to the office in Act II Scene 1? What does she remark about it?
8. What conversation does Petra have with Peter in Act II Scene 2?
9. Who does Tom congratulate in the beginning of his speech in Act II Scene 2? What is the response?
10. What conversation does Catherine have with Horster and Billing in the beginning of Act II Scene 2?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the phrase "blood is thicker than water" and how this phrase applies in the play. To whom are Peter and Tom each the most committed to in the story?
Essay Topic 2
How does the term "free thinking" function in "An Enemy of the People"?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Mr. Kill in the narrative. How is Mr. Kill related to Tom? What is his position within the community?
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