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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the ultimate end faced by anyone in authority?
2. What has happened to Irma's room?
3. Why do the officials say they are consolidating their own power?
4. Where has the Queen's staff managed to get to?
5. Who does the Chief say shot Chantal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Carmen works at the whorehouse.
Part 1) What is her job? Why does she have this job?
Part 2) How is she different from the other characters?
Part 3) Does she have power? If so, what kind of power?
Essay Topic 2
Irma mentions two times that a prostitute is growing too close to a visitor.
Part 1) Why is this a problem?
Part 2) Of whom does this remind Irma? Why is she reminded of this person?
Part 3) How does this reveal more about Irma's character and feelings about being a prostitute, as well as her feelings towards the person of whom she is reminded?
Essay Topic 3
The title of the play is significant.
Part 1) What has the same name in the play? What is the significance of both of these locations?
Part 2) What is a theme of the play? How does "The Balcony" reiterate the theme?
Part 3) If this play were updated, what would be the new title of the play? Why would this be the title?
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