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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't Thomas want the others to stay at the house?
2. Whom does Carpenter have tied up when he arrives in Act 2, Scene 5?
3. How does Fontanelle die?
4. What do the prisoners pass around in Act 2, Scene 5?
5. Who says, "I came here when I was cold and hungry and afraid. I wasn't turned away, and I won't turn anyone away"?
Essay Topic 1
Who is the Ghost? What purpose does this character have in the play? How does he relate to Lear? How does this character compare with Warrington?
Essay Topic 2
Do you empathize with any characters in the play? Who? Why do you feel regard or disregard for these characters? Cite examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
What are the characteristics of the traditional tragic hero? What characteristics does Lear embody that make him the tragic hero of the play?
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