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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Brand during his initial talk with the Dean, what must new houses find?
2. How many people have come to the new church?
3. In the opening of Act 5, Scene 3, what are the weather conditions like?
4. After telling the congregation to leave, what does Brand do with the keys to the church?
5. What do Brand's followers do once they believe that he has misled them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Mayor and Brand are at war throughout the novel. Describe two of their arguments. Who do you believe to be the stronger man? Why do you believe this? Be sure to use textual evidence.
Essay Topic 2
While the play is written from a Christian's view-point, many references are made to other god's. Find 2-3 of these references and discuss their importance to the play. Why do you believe that these images are included in a play that has a definite Christian tone?
Essay Topic 3
A few times throughout the play Brand's strength weakens. Choose one of these instances and discuss the following:
1) What is happening to cause Brand's strength to falter?
2) What initial decision does Brand make regarding this issue?
3) What changes in Brand to force him to re-commit to his beliefs?
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