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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Bartholo know there is a plot afoot?
2. Why are Figaro and the Count trapped in Rosine's room?
3. Why does Bartholo panic and run for a chair?
4. What does Bazile do when Bartholo asks for the cash back?
5. Who is Alonzo?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Figaro is a barber.
Part 1) What else has Figaro been?
Part 2) Why does he become a barber?
Part 3) What role does his working as a barber play in this theatrical work?
Part 4) Why might the playwright have chosen this as his profession?
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