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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author say Fay and Ian are hooked on?
2. At the beginning of Act 2, Scene 2, who is rehearsing?
3. After someone drops out of the production, what role does Dafydd ask Guy to accept?
4. In Act 1, Scene 7, what is the song about?
5. Hannah says her daughters have now begun to call the Daddy doll by what name?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dafydd is obviously passionately dedicated to The Beggar's Opera. He seems to spend all of his free time focusing on perfecting the play. His day job as a lawyer is very time consuming and often takes him away from home. Keeping this in mind, what do you think his relationship is like with his wife and daughters? Cite examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
The relationship between Fay and Guy seems to be purely sexual. We see no obvious emotional attachment. What do you think is the entire basis for this relationship? Do you think Ian and Fay planned this complicated pas de trois? If so, why?
Essay Topic 3
What do you think is Crispin's motivation for his relationship with Linda? Do you think he loves her, or do you think he loves the attention she brings to herself, thereby casting the proverbial spotlight on him? In the same light, what do you think is his motivation for his relationship with Bridget? Do you think either woman has an ulterior motive? Why or why not?
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