Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Discuss the role Egeon's story at the beginning of the play had in the play as a whole. What impact does it have on the outcome of the play?
2. Examine the significance that Ephesian law played in the play. In what ways does it add to the amount of confusion between the characters in the play?
3. Examine the role of the Duke in the play. What might the author hope for his character to represent in terms of society?
4. Discuss the significance of the author's incorporating comical characters and serious characters...
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