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The Fourposter Short Essay - Answer Key

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Short Essay Questions Key

1. What is the setting at the beginning of the play?

The night of Agnes and Michael's wedding night, there is a fourposter bed in their darkened bedroom. Michael and Agnes enter with the traditional carrying of the bride over the threshold.

2. Describe the mood of Agnes during her wedding night.

Agnes shifts from many different moods, from excited to scared, worried to happy. It is her wedding night and she is nervous, innocent and does not know how to act.

3. Why are there so many sudden changes of subject in the conversation of Agnes and Michael on their wedding night?

They are both nervous about the wedding night and unsure of how to act around each other.

4. Why does Agnes keep bringing up the fact that she smells gas from the lamps?

Agnes is trying to distract herself and Michael from the uncomfortable situation of their wedding night. She is nervous and easily distracted.

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