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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Miss Gilchrist think about the Royal Family?
2. About what does Meg taunt Pat?
3. When Mulleady reads some of the article aloud, what does Pat say?
4. The Soldier speaks flirtatiously with Teresa, saying what?
5. How do Meg and the other characters make jokes about the author?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The play is filled with stereotypes.
Part 1) How is the play filled with stereotypes? What begins to break down these stereotypes?
Part 2) How are these stereotypes broken down? Why are they broken down?
Part 3) How are these stereotypes seen in real life? Is this a true reflection of real life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
There is a sense of vaudeville or music hall.
Part 1) How is this play like a vaudeville or music hall show?
Part 2) What is the playwright's purpose for using this style?
Part 3) Is this stylistic choice successful? Why or why not?
Part 4) If you could change anything about this play, what would it be, and why?
Essay Topic 3
The concept of "prisoner" is discussed.
Part 1) Who are the prisoners in this story? How are they prisoners?
Part 2) How is this concept explored in this story? Why?
Part 3) What is the author's purpose for exploring the concept of prisoner?
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