Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Lady Windemere believes that every "good" woman in London would:
2. What does Mrs. Erlynne tell Lord Windemere about the letter he finds?
3. Lord Windemere claims that Lady Windemere's refusal to accept Mrs. Erlynne will:
4. What has occurred between Hopper and Agatha?
5. Why does Lady Windemere claim to be upset with Lord Darlington?
Short Essay Questions
1. What truth has Lady Windemere discovered about her husband and Mrs. Erlynne?
2. Why does Lady Windemere think her husband has arrived at Darlington's?
3. Why does Lady Windemere warn Darlington about his flattering statements?
4. Why does Lady Plymdale claim Lord Windemere should not spend too much time talking to his wife?
5. Why does Mrs. Erlynne ask Windemere for money?
6. What does Lady Windemere discover about the photograph of herself with her son, and why is it significant?
7. What reasons does the Duchess have for fearing or disliking Lady Erlynne?
8. Why is the Duchess so interested in Lady Agatha's dance card?
9. What is Mrs. Erlynne's opinion of the party guests?
10. Why does Lady Windemere plan to accept Lord Darlington's declaration of love?
Write an essay in which you discuss the significance of Lady Erlynne's "explanations" to:
1) the development of her character, 2) her relationship with Augustus, or 3) her relationship with her daughter over the course of the play.
Consider the marriages apparent in Lady Windemere's Fan.
1) Write an essay in which you compare the nature of any two marriages.
2) Write an essay in which you define any marriage in the play as healthy or unhealthy.
3) Write an essay in which you anticipate the success of Lady Erlynne's marriage to Augustus, or Lady Agatha's marriage to Hopper.
Be sure to use examples from the text to support your argument.
Wilde's play includes many supporting characters. Write an essay in which you:
1) Explain the significance of any supporting character to the development of Wilde's theme.
2) Rank three supporting characters in order of their relevance to plot development.
3) Explore the characterization of Cecil Graham, Lord Augustus, or Lady Plymdale, and explain the contribution the character makes to the events of the play.
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