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. Where does Act 3, Scene 1 take place?
2. Who says, "Thus I mend it: Time himself is bald and therefore to the world's end will have bald followers"?
3. Whose mood does Antipholus of Ephesus try and improve upon in Act 3, Scene 1?
4. When does Egeon have to pay his ransom by to avoid execution?
5. What does Dromio of Ephesus claim his master is late for when he approaches Antipholus of Syracuse in Act 1, Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What and why does Antipholus of Ephesus instruct Dromio of Ephesus to buy near the beginning of Act 4, Scene 1?
2. How does Adriana react after learning that her husband made advances on her sister?
3. Describe the exchange between Dromio of Syracuse and Antipholus of Syracuse in Act 4, Scene 3 just after Dromio has left the home of Antipholus of Ephesus.
4. What does Adriana say to the Duke in Act 5, Scene 1?
5. Describe the interaction between Angelo and the Second Merchant at the beginning of Act 4, Scene 1.
6. What does the Duke say to Egion just before allowing him to plead his case in Act 1, Scene 1?
7. What does Adriana command of Dromio of Ephesus in Act 2, Scene 1?
8. What is the nature of Adriana and Antipholus of Syracuse's conversation in Act 2, Scene 1?
9. Why is Antipholus of Ephesus arrested in Act 4, Scene 1?
10. What causes Angelo and Antipholus of Ephesus to argue in Act 4, Scene 1?
Discuss Dromio's role as the clown figure in the play. What characteristics does he possess that put him in this category? What purpose does he serve by portraying this role?
Discuss and analyze the portrayal of loss in the play.
Discuss and analyze the repercussions of the impulsive nature of the Antipholus character. What does this impulsiveness cause? What might the author be saying about impulsiveness?
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