Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tries to cheer up the ailing person in Act 2, Scene 6?
2. What does Amiens say about Duke Senior's attitude?
3. How does Phebe feel about the feelings of love professed to her?
4. How does Rosalind act, to Celia's surprise, toward what she confides in Celia?
5. Who else do the men claim is missing in the morning?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jaques liken the injured deer to life at court?
2. What does Orlando do for Adam while he rests?
3. Why is Orlando reluctant to leave the court?
4. Why does Oliver, the eldest son of the deceased Sir Rowland, pay for Jaques' education but will not give Orlando his inheritance?
5. Why does Le Beau tell Orlando to leave immediately after the wrestling match?
6. Why does Duke Frederick banish Rosalind from the city so suddenly?
7. What is the story about the seven seasons of man's life that Jaques tells the men at the end of Act 2, Scene 7?
8. How does Celia calm down Rosalind, who is upset that Orlando is late for their lesson on love?
9. What do Jaques and Orlando argue about in Act 3, Scene 2?
10. What does Touchstone talk about with William at the end of Act 5, Scene 1?
Love at first sight is a prominent theme within any Shakespeare play. How is love at first sight shown in "As You Like It" and how does it develop? What is the validity of the love at first sight within the play? Using examples and quotes from the play, prove whether or not Shakespeare believed in love at first sight or if he is patronizing the concept.
What is the meaning behind the title "As You Like It"? Does is specifically link to any themes, symbolism or characters within the play? Does it have a loose meaning? Does it not have any meaning at all? Support your answer with specific examples and quotes from the text.
How is "As You Like It" a pastoral play? What elements within the play contribute to the pastoral theme? Use the Forest of Arden as your platform to answer the question and use specific scenes and quotes to support your answer.
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