Arcadia Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 124 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Arcadia Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What article has Septimus loaned Byron?

2. What does Bernard suggest is incorrect about Hannah's first book?

3. Why doesn't Lord Croom hear the commotion during the night?

4. Why does Septimus burn Lord Byron's letter?

5. What sound occurs in this part of the scene?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Consider Stoppard's stage directions in Arcadia, specifically his use of one common set to bridge the two eras. Write an essay in which you defend or criticize this storytelling strategy as it relates to his themes.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast Hannah and Bernard's attitudes towards academic research as they develop throughout the play. You may consider the extent of knowledge, interaction with historical documents, value of historical research, etc. that Hannah and Bernard represent in Stoppard's concept of academia.

Essay Topic 3

Traditionally, temperaments that lean toward math and science might be viewed in opposition to those that favor literature and art. Considering the development of ideas surrounding math, science, literature, and art in "Arcadia," write an essay in which you identify Stoppard's message about the significance of any one discipline to our human experience.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 297 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Arcadia Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Arcadia from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook