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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of choices does Yang Sun say he has made?
2. Who does Wong ask the Gods to help?
3. What does the Unemployed Man sing about the rewards of?
4. Which character realizes the truth about Shui Ta?
5. Who does Shen Te say will not be coming to the wedding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did Bertolt Brecht view the twentieth century? What impact has his ideas had on modern society? Has that impact been mainly positive, or mainly negative?
Essay Topic 2
Pick a character from the novel and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the play's reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?
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