Final Test - Hard
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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
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 2
What is the climax of Lear? How does this climax reflect both the actions in the play and the thematic climax? What has been sacrificed?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Lear and the Ghost. How are these characters similar? How are they different? What is ironic about their friendship?
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