Lady Windermere's Fan Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test 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?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Consider the character of Lady Agatha in the play. Write an essay in which you discuss:

1) How Lady Agatha's character is revealed through dialogue, 2) How Lady Agatha's character is revealed through others' responses to her, or 3) How Lady Agatha's character is revealed through her interests as they are referred to by the Duchess of Berwick.

Essay Topic 2

What gender roles are apparent in Wilde's play? Write an essay in which you explore:

1) Typical roles for women as they appear in the play, 2) Typical roles for men in the play, or 3) Typical expectations for married couples' behavior in the play.

Essay Topic 3

Considering the motif of "good" and "bad" in Wilde's play, write an essay in which you discuss:

1) Which characters are "good" or "bad" women, 2) Which characters are "good" or "bad" men, or 3) Which characters cannot be do not qualify as either "good" or "bad."

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