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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What letters does Bardolph take from Prince Hal?
2. What does Douglas name Hotspur?
3. Who does Blunt say he is when in battle?
4. Why is the Hostess, Mistress Quickly, so insulted?
5. What does Sir Walter Blunt bring from the King?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a character study of Prince Hal. What is his relationship to the King? To Falstaff? What stage of his life is he in? What happens to his character over the life of this play? Does he become more himself or does he abandon his true self when he returns to his royal personage?
Essay Topic 2
Write a character study of Sir John Falstaff. Is he a simplistic thief and braggart? Or is there something more complex about him? Why is Prince Hal so interested in him? What does he learn from Falstaff? What does Falstaff want? What motivates him? What are his greatest gifts and skills?
Essay Topic 3
This play was written to be performed on a bare stage. Find examples in the text that show how Shakespeare painted the scene in words. What visual imagery does he use to show us what is there? What verbal cues are there to tell the audience where the scene is taking place?
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