The Balcony Test | 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 Queen and Envoy do?

2. Where has the Queen's staff managed to get to?

3. Of what does the Envoy convince Irma?

4. Around what has the revolution mobilized?

5. What is the role of the Beggar?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The clients of the whorehouse are known as visitors.

Part 1) Why might be the reason for them being called visitors? Who are the clients the reader meets?

Part 2) Why might the author have created the characters the way he did?

Part 3) What are their fantasies? Why do they have these fantasies?

Essay Topic 2

Roger is a rebel.

Part 1) What does he do for the rebellion? Is the rebellion well-represented through Roger? Why or why not?

Part 2) How does he become like the authorities? Why does he change?

Part 3) What rebel committee decision is he against? Why? Does he have a valid reason to be against this decision? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Irma is left alone on stage at the end of the play.

Part 1) To where have all the other characters gone? Why have they left?

Part 2) How is Irma different from the officials at the end of the play?

Part 3) Why has the the author changed Irma in a way that is different from the other characters?

Part 4) What is the meaning of the end of the play? Why is Irma left alone? Why is her monologue the way it is?

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