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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the women tie around their waists, according to the first messenger?

2. When the Chorus says, "Will this white-foot e'er join the night long dance," who is the white-foot they are referring to?

3. In the first line of the fourth ode, how does the Chorus refer to the women?

4. Why did Pentheus's mother not recognize him?

5. What form does the Chorus plead for Dionysus to show up in front of them as?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

If you had to choose one word to describe Dionysus, what word would it be? Why did you choose that word? Present at least three choices and pick the strongest choice as your decision.

Essay Topic 2

How is animal imagery used in the play? Provide at least three examples of animal imagery and what they represents.

Essay Topic 3

What are the four types of irony? Which irony is present in the discussions between Dionysus and Pentheus? Find at least two examples of irony in their discussions, and describe what the examples mean.

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