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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Moll claim will happen to her regardless of her parents' care?
2. To whom does Sir Oliver want to announce the news of Lady Kix's pregnancy?
3. How does Sir Allwit react to Sir Walter's battle wounds?
4. Who pays for the post-christening party?
5. Why does Allwit attempt to kick Sir Walter out of his house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Allwit chooses to invite some interesting characters to his daughter's christening, particularly The Gossips and The Puritans. Briefly describe The Gossips and The Puritans, and explain what their role in the christening party was. Explain how Allwit's attitude toward these guests changed as soon as he brought them back to his house, and why.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 335 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)