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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For what does Bartholo apologize?
2. What does Rosine show the Count?
3. Why does Bazile witness the Count and Rosine sign the contract?
4. Bazile, completely confused, decides it probably is a good idea for him to do what?
5. With what does Bartholo gently confront Rosine?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Figaro devises a plan to get himself and the Count into Rosine's home.
Part 1) What is this plan?
Part 2) Is his plan successful? Why or why not?
Part 3) Would you imagine that his plan and behavior are fairly standard for commedia dell'arte? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Bartholo seems to know everything that has been going on behind his back.
Part 1) How does he know all of this?
Part 2) What role does Bazile play in Bartholo's understanding?
Part 3) Why does the playwright allow him to know what is going on, yet be unable to stop it?
Essay Topic 3
Figaro describes "Lindor" to Rosine.
Part 1) How does Figaro describe him?
Part 2) Why does Figaro describe him this way?
Part 3) What does Figaro say about this man that intrigues Rosine?
Part 4) How does Rosine respond? Why does she respond this way?
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