Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who interjects the bickering with the argument that all are equal?
2. What type of party is Allwit getting dressed for after the scene with the Promoters?
3. What does Touchwood Senior try to convince the Wench of after she calls him a lying villain?
4. Where are the children going when they greet Allwit and Sir Walter?
5. Where does the argument over social standing occur?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Yellowhammer and Maudlin react to the news that Moll will probably die?
2. What is the reaction to the news that Lady Kix is pregnant?
3. How does Allwit prepare for his daughter's christening?
4. How does Sir Walter react when his two sons, Wat and Nick, enter the room for the first time?
5. Why do Touchwood Junior and Senior arrive together to Sir Oliver's home?
6. How do the townsfolk receive Tim when he returns home for the christening party?
7. What happens when Touchwood Junior enters the meeting between Moll and Sir Walter?
8. How do those around him treat Allwit in response to his agreement with Sir Walter?
9. How do the Puritan women handle the situation of the townsfolk bickering at the church steps?
10. What lie must Sir Walter tell to Moll's family in order for the arranged marriages to proceed?
When Sir Walter is first introduced to the audience, it is made clear that he is in deep debt to his family. Explain why Sir Walter has gone into such deep debt, and what he intends to do about resolving those debts. Explain why Sir Walter feels the need to keep his debts hidden to the other characters in the play.
The Welsh Gentlewoman plays an important role in Tim's life. Briefly describe the Welsh Gentlewoman and why she appears in Tim's life. Explain how she irrevocably changes Tim's life. Finally, explain how through her goal of changing Tim's life, her own life is changed in a way she is not expecting.
All the characters in this play have prescribed to a rigorous social hierarchy that affects the entire nation. Briefly describe the social hierarchy of the time, and create a list of characters from the bottom of the hierarchy to the top. Explain what methods characters use throughout the play to move their way up the social hierarchy. Are any of these methods successful? Why or why not?
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