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 the General do?

2. Why do all the officials appear at once?

3. What do the Chief and Irma confess?

4. Around what has the revolution mobilized?

5. Who appears on the balcony?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

There is one central theme of the play.

Part 1) What is this theme? How is this theme first realized in the play?

Part 2) What are two events later in the play that reinforce this theme? How are the characters in the play affected by this theme?

Part 3) Do you believe this theme to be true in real life? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Irma believes if the rebels win, she will be out of business.

Part 1) Why does she believe this? What does she believe is the fate of herself and her prostitutes?

Part 2) In the end, is this her fate? Why or why not?

Part 3) Is Irma right about the rebels? Why or why not?

Part 4) Are the men in the rebellion different than the men Irma knows? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

The Chief of Police and Irma are in love.

Part 1) Why do they not express their love?

Part 2) How does their love change throughout the play?

Part 3) How is their relationship at the end of the play? Why?

Part 4) How does Irma feel about their relationship at the end of the play? Use the text to support your response.

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