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 tells Dromio of Syracuse to "bid the servants spread for dinner"?
2. Who is the first to tell Antipholus of Ephesus and his men that they cannot enter the house in Act 3, Scene 1?
3. Where does Act 2, Scene 1 take place?
4. Finish the sentence: "Ay, ay, Antipholus, look strange and frown: some other mistress hath thy sweet _____."
5. Finish the sentence: "Be it my wrong you are from me exempt, but wrong not that wrong with a more _______."
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Courtesan first act when she approaches Antipholus of Syracuse in Act 4, Scene 3?
2. What is the nature of Adriana and Antipholus of Syracuse's conversation in Act 2, Scene 1?
3. What is the nature of the discussion between Antipholus of Ephesus and Balthazar in Act 3, Scene 1?
4. What is the nature of Adriana and Luciana's conversation at the beginning of Act 4, Scene 2?
5. Why does Antipholus of Syracuse become angry with Dromio of Ephesus in Act 1, Scene 2?
6. What do Antipholus of Syracuse and Dromio of Syracuse discuss in regards to Ephesus at the end of Act 4, Scene 4?
7. Why does Egion tell the Duke he decided to go after his son after he left home?
8. What is the nature of the discussion between Antipholus of Syracuse and the First Merchant at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 2?
9. Why does Antipholus of Syracuse send Dromio of Syracuse to an inn in Act 1, Scene 2?
10. What does Dromio of Ephesus say he needs his master for in Act 1, Scene 2?
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?
Examine the role of the Duke in the play. What might the author hope for his character to represent in terms of society?
Examine the role of the Abbess in the play. What does she represent in societal terms?
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