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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Meg and Miss Gilchrist tell Pat he needs to reconsider?
2. Why is the Irish prisoner in jail?
3. What does the Soldier wonder about Teresa?
4. What story does Teresa tell?
5. When the Soldier describes their situation as war, about what does Meg speak angrily?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
All of the characters are "prisoners."
Part 1) How is each character a "prisoner?"
Part 2) Are they able to escape? Why or why not?
Part 3) How are people prisoners in real life? How do these hostage situations in the story reflect real life?
This section contains 312 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)