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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Henry pours Eleanor wine, asking her what?
2. What does Henry say about Philip's plan to let the princes fight Henry instead of doing it himself?
3. About what does Henry taunt Philip?
4. What is Eleanor now able to do?
5. What does Eleanor offer Henry because she is tired?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eleanor and Henry have a love-hate relationship.
Part 1) Describe this relationship. Why do they have this type of relationship?
Part 2) How does this relationship affect their family?
Part 3) Is anything resolved, regarding this relationship, by the end of the play? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Eleanor and Henry frequently banter.
Part 1) Give two examples. Why do these arguments take place?
Part 2) What is hidden by this banter? How do you know this?
Part 3) How is arguing and bantering used throughout the play to conceal other issues? Why?
Essay Topic 3
The knives and daggers are important.
Part 1) When do knives and/or daggers appear in this play? Why?
Part 2) How are weapons used as foreshadowing? Why?
Part 3) How do these weapons heighten the emotions of the characters, as well as the sense of drama?
This section contains 302 words
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