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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Pat tells a lengthy and frequently interrupted story about what?
2. What crude comment does Meg make to Miss Gilchrist?
3. What does Miss Gilchrist think about the Royal Family?
4. What does an article in the paper say about the "the condemned soldier?"
5. Who did Teresa help when she was a child?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Princess Grace makes a comment about the censor.
Part 1) What is the censor? What is the censor's purpose?
Part 2) How does this affect Ireland?
Part 3) How does it increase tension between Ireland and England? Are censors used in other parts of the world? Do they create such tension? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 352 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)