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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Monsewer comes in with Pat, what are they discussing?
2. What does Pat say is a bluff?
3. What story does Teresa tell?
4. What does Teresa give the Soldier?
5. What does the Officer not want on the Soldier's conscience?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Act 3, Part 2 is climactic.
Part 1) Describe this section. How is it climactic?
Part 2) What purpose does this section serve? How has the vaudeville feel of the play affected this climactic section?
Part 3) How does this climactic section relate to real life? What is the purpose of this?
Essay Topic 3
A sub-theme of the play is no matter who and what these people are and what they do to survive, patriotism in the name of Ireland is the one noble value they have in their lives.
Part 1) How does one know this is a sub-theme?
Part 2) How does this sub-theme reflect the beliefs of the characters in this play?
Part 3) Does this type of patriotism exist anywhere else in the world? If so, where and why? If not, why not?
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