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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 does Sir Walter suggest as godmother to Allwit's new baby?
2. What is the name of the Wench's cousin, whom Touchwood Senior allegedly impregnates?
3. Who arrives with Sir Walter to interrupt the secret meeting between Moll and Touchwood Junior?
4. How long does Yellowhammer promise to watch over Moll?
5. What type of party is Allwit getting dressed for after the scene with the Promoters?
Short Essay Questions
1. What shocking event happens at Moll and Touchwood Junior's funeral?
2. How does Touchwood Senior convince Sir Oliver he will be able to impregnate his wife?
3. How does Sir Walter react when his two sons, Wat and Nick, enter the room for the first time?
4. What discussion are Touchwood Senior and his wife having at the opening of the play?
5. How does Allwit feel about the birth of his new baby?
6. How does Middleton strive to portray the Puritan women in his play?
7. How is the secret meeting between Touchwood Junior and Moll interrupted?
8. How does Allwit greet Moll and Touchwood Junior when they arrive at his daughter's christening?
9. What lie must Sir Walter tell to Moll's family in order for the arranged marriages to proceed?
10. What opinion does Maudlin have about fools, and how are her comments on the topic received by Tim?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the beginning of the novel, a wench appears at Touchwood Senior's office to confront him. Explain why the wench felt the need to confront this man, and what the outcome of the conflict was. Then, explain how this conflict characterized Touchwood Senior for the audience.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Throughout the play, the biggest struggle seemed to be happening between Touchwood Junior and Moll. Describe the relationship between the pair, and explain why they were forbidden to be together. Then, briefly describe each of the three attempts the couple made to be together.
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