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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Makak ask the Woman in White?
2. Who bullies Makak into begging for food?
3. Why does Makak say he is lost in Act 2?
4. Who stabs the Corporal?
5. What does Basil invoke to circle the Corporal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several instances of irony in Walcott's play. Identify at least one of these instances and describe why Walcott may have used irony when describing this particular situation.
Essay Topic 2
How is racism explored and conveyed in Walcott's work? Why do you think Walcott wrote about it in this way?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the concept of a tragic hero (or heroine). Describe one character in Walcott's play that can be described as a tragic hero, and explain how that character fits the description. Why does Walcott decide to include this particular character in his work? What does he or she represent?
This section contains 200 words
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