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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How might the people playing the officials feel on that balcony?
2. What do the Bishop and Judge believe they will become?
3. Why are the officials moved around?
4. What does the Envoy assure the Chief?
5. What does Chantal say she will be doing when she sings for the crowd?
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
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
Roger is a surprising visitor at the whorehouse.
Part 1) Why is he there? What does he do to himself? Why might he have done this?
Part 2) How do the others react to his presence and his surprising actions?
Part 3) What are your reactions to reading what he has done? Compare your reactions to the other characters' reactions.
Part 4) Why is your reaction different or the same as the other characters?
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