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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is disgusted?
2. Who embraces and kisses Constance?
3. What does Constance ask of Desdemona?
(a) To seduce Tybalt.
(b) To kill Romeo.
(c) To tell Tybalt that Constance is dead.
(d) To smother Tybalt.
4. Who arrives on the scene?
5. What does the person want?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who becomes enamored of Constance and competes with Romeo for her attention?
2. What does Juliet do while Romeo is searching?
3. Where is Constance at the opening of this scene?
4. What does Tybalt carry away in triumph?
5. What is Tybalt's reaction to everyone else's behavior?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the ghost's appearance in the boneyard typical of Shakespearean tragedy?
2. The ideal of females, especially upper-class females during the time of the setting of Romeo and Juliet is that woman know nothing about sex and are virginal until marriage and then "endure" their husband's needs. Does Juliet seem to fit this description?
3. There are two different actions by characters that strongly suggest a theme of homosexuality; what are those actions? Do you think either of the characters are actually homosexual?
4. Why does Constance pounce on a Servant walking by?
5. For whom is Constance searching at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 3 and why is this ironic?
6. What is Tybalt's reaction to Romeo and Juliet's fascination with Constance?
7. What is Romeo's response to Desdemona, and what does this response say about Romeo's personality?
8. How is Constance's return to her office with her head stuffed in a waste basket metaphorical?
9. Describe what happens when Desdemona and Juliet arrive at the crypt and stand near Constance.
10. What is significant about several objects that appear in Constance's office in the "real" world and also in the fantasy world of Verona and Cyprus?
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