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 are Linda's parents?
2. What is Rebecca's complaint after Dafydd's outburst at Ted?
3. What is the mood between Hannah and Guy after they first meet and talk?
4. Dafydd says that everything in the Llewellyn house is ______________.
5. Why does Hannah run out of the room when Dafydd brings Guy to his home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the significance of Fay and Ian's lifestyle.
2. What are the perceived dynamics between Enid, Ted and Linda?
3. What is the importance of the Welsh song to Dafydd? Do you think that attempting to sing that song endeared Guy to Dafydd or alienated him? Why?
4. Guy was married, but he still seems quite naive when it comes to sexual innuendos. Give an example of his naiveté as it relates Act 1, Scene 6.
5. The comedic action is based on the concept of misunderstanding. Once Guy finally figures out what is the true nature of his invitation to Ian and Fay's home, what does his follow through on the situation say about his personality?
6. What does Act 1, Scene 4 tell you about Dafydd's character? Does him seem self absorbed and boorish or simply clueless? Why?
7. The women of the cast have an obvious interest in Guy. How does this interest help to sharpen Guy's character for the reader?
8. Compare/contrast Dafydd and Guy. What do you think is the importance of this relationship to the play?
9. Does Fay seem to have a genuine emotional attachment to Guy, or do you think everything she does is for what she can get out of it?
10. What is satire? What does it add to a script? How is it used in the play The Beggar's Opera?
What is the importance of the scene between Fay, Ian, Guy, and Guy's elderly friend? Why interject the BLM situation? Do you think there is something more going on here than just a "bit of fun"? Why or why not? If so, what might that be?
Describe the symbolism in the sound of a pump engine that Jarvis is listening to on a personal stereo.
The bar seems to be a common social outlet for those involved in The Beggar's Opera. Do you think these people are serious about their roles in the play, or do you think it is more of a way to socialize? Remember, Guy joined to get back into life after the death of his wife, so we already know his motives. Do you think the others joined for similar reasons? Why or why not?
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