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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Around what has the revolution mobilized?
2. What do they realize about the explosion?
3. What do the Queen and Envoy do?
4. What is the Bishop in real life?
5. Who does the Queen accuse of engineering Chantal's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
The Chief of Police is a significant character.
Part 1) Why is he significant? How is he significant?
Part 2) How does he resemble the visitors? Why does he have the Chief of Police resemble the other visitors?
Part 3) How does he appear foolish and a character in a satire? What is the purpose of this?
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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