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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many people wearing the king's coats does Douglas kill?
2. Where does the Archbishop live?
3. In Act 4, Scene 3, when does Hotspur want to attack the king?
4. What does Douglas name Hotspur?
5. What has Prince Hal done for Falstaff?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the most interesting aspects of Henry IV, Part 1 is the mixture of comedy and serious action. Looking at the overall action of the play, what is the effect if this mixture? Why would Shakespeare put so much comedy into a fairly serious tale about historical battles and power struggles? Does comedy allow the playwright to comment in a different way about honor? War? Struggle?
Essay Topic 2
Glendower presented a very interesting and unique philosophy on life. What was this philosophy, and how did this different idealism affect the people around him?
Essay Topic 3
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
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