Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Lovborg go after he was at Brack's?
2. What does Lovborg confess to Hedda about his manuscript?
3. What reason does Hedda give for refusing to go with Tesman to Rina?
4. What is the reason that Brack gives Hedda for telling her everything that happened to Lovborg the previous evening?
5. What does Berte deliver for Tesman at a very early hour of the morning?
Write a full analysis comparing and contrasting the two characters of Mrs. Elvsted and Hedda.
Part 1: Compare and contrast the motives, personalities, the effects of their actions, the fears, and other attributes of the two characters. How are they alike and how are they different? Does one embody what the other needs? How?
Part 2: What point do you think Ibsen was trying to get through to the audience by putting these two women in contrast with each other? Is there a greater message about femininity or the female role he is trying to bring up by putting these two women in contrast with each other? What would that be?
Write a full analysis comparing and contrasting the two characters of Tesman and Lovborg.
Part 1: Compare and contrast their abilities, their weaknesses, their strengths, their motives and other attributes of the two characters. Discuss both their personal and professional aptitudes.
Part 2: What point do you think the author was trying to make by contrasting them?
Part 3: The character Hedda is clearly the center of the play and these two men act as a way for us to see more about Hedda. What does each one tell us about her? How do they each shed light on the nuances of her character?
The character of Hedda Tesman is complex, and has been interpreted in many different ways. Is she a victim of circumstance? Is she a manipulative and selfish evil doer? Perhaps an idealistic dreamer? Is her lashing out early signs of feminism? The final definition of Hedda's character is left to the actress that portrays her, and there have been many variations. How do you see Hedda? Write a full and thorough description of Hedda the way you see her, and the way you would portray her on stage if it were up to you. Develop her character thoroughly, so the reader feels they know her. Support your arguments with examples and details from the play.
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