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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Fontanelle die?
2. Who is McFearson?
3. What does Fontanelle beg of Lear in Act 2?
4. What does the Small Man say they're saying in the camps?
5. What is one of the main themes of Lear?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the primary motif in Lear? What is the definition of the term "motif"? How does Bond employ this motif as a means to further illustrate his theme?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss the production history of Bond's Lear. How has it been received by the public? What characteristics of the play make it controversial? Why?
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