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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is suggested to enter the town party first?
2. How does Yellowhammer react to the secret meeting between Moll and Touchwood Junior?
3. Which official also attends the secret meeting between Moll and Touchwood Junior?
4. What does Allwit thank Moll for doing at the party?
5. How many Puritan women arrive first to the town party?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reaction to the news that Lady Kix is pregnant?
2. How does Maudlin react when she finds Moll trying to run away?
3. How do those around him treat Allwit in response to his agreement with Sir Walter?
4. How does Allwit prepare for his daughter's christening?
5. How does Allwit greet Moll and Touchwood Junior when they arrive at his daughter's christening?
6. How do Yellowhammer and Maudlin react to the news that Moll is very ill?
7. How does Middleton strive to portray the Puritan women in his play?
8. What happens when the Wench accosts Touchwood Senior with one of his illegitimate children?
9. What happens when the Promoters accost the Wench in an alleyway?
10. What happens when Touchwood Junior challenges Sir Walter do a duel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many characters in this novel have children that they do not have relationships with. Create a list of men who have created children outside of marriage, and what their relationship to their children is. Explain how these characters, and their relationships with their children characterize the entire setting of the play for the audience.
Essay Topic 2
Another struggle that is present in the play is Lady Kix's struggle to get pregnant. Explain why it is so important for Lady Kix to get pregnant, and then explain what lengths she decides to go through in order to assure she will have a child. What is the outcome of her struggle? Is her plan a success? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Although they are in the play for only one scene, the Promoters do a great deal to help set the tone of the play. Briefly describe the physicality and purpose of the promoters, and then explain how their presence altered the tone of the play. What effect does their presence have on the characters of the play?
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