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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a bashaw?
2. What two sins does Barabas admit to the friars?
3. To whom does the bashaw speak?
4. Why does Barabas give Pilia-Borza gold?
5. Why do the friars agree to Barabas's conversion?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1What does Barabas's decision to kill Abigail and the nuns reveal about Barabas's character and his feelings towards his daughter? Since Ithamore must obey his master, does his subsequent reaction to the poisoning reveal anything about him? What conclusions can you draw considering their attitudes and actions?
Essay Topic 2Why does Ferneze go to the Jews and not another source or sources to get the tribute money demanded by the Turks?
Essay Topic 3As a slave, Ithamore, has been used throughout the play. Document each event of how Ithamore's life has been manipulated. Choose two of those events and explain the motivations and outcomes of those events. How did the events affect Ithamore and those other characters involved?
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