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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Yang say workers will get their rest?
2. What kind of shop did the Old Man and Woman own?
3. What kind of song does Yang Sun sing in an attempt to get the guests to stay?
4. Which character realizes the truth about Shui Ta?
5. Why does Yang Sun think Shen Te will do anything he asks?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Replace the play's setting with one of the following settings:
What new meaning would the new setting give the play? How important is setting for developing meaning in a story?
Essay Topic 3
What is the play's premise? Why premises are so important to a story?
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