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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the Puritan women treat the food at the party?
2. Why does Allwit attempt to kick Sir Walter out of his house?
3. How is Moll dragged back to her family?
4. How many funerals will be held for Moll and Touchwood Junior?
5. How do Yellowhammer and Maudlin react to the news that Moll may die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The setting of the play is very influential to the title. Briefly describe the setting of Cheapside, and then explain how this setting sets the tone for the entire plot of the play. In your opinion, would this story have been as effective if it were set anywhere else? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Allwit and Sir Walter have an unusual business arrangement between them. Briefly explain what Sir Walter's duties are to Allwit, and what Allwit offers Sir Walter in compensation. Explain why Allwit feels the need to hire Sir Walter for such an unusual job, and what he gets out of the arrangement.
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