The Lion in Winter Test | Final Test - Hard

Anthony Harvey
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Richard try to convince Philip to do?

2. When Geoffrey exits, what does Eleanor turn to Richard and tell him?

3. What does Alais say Eleanor sees when she looks at Henry?

4. What does Henry confess to Alais?

5. What does Henry say that he will give Eleanor if she gives him the Aquitaine?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Alais puts pressure on Henry.

Part 1) What kind of pressure does she put on him?

Part 2) Why does Alais put pressure on him? How does it affect him? Why does it affect him this way?

Part 3) What does the pressure she puts on him reveal about him?

Essay Topic 3

Richard and Philip are in a relationship.

Part 1) Describe this relationship. Were you surprised by this relationship? Why or why not?

Part 2) How does this knowledge of his relationship with Philip change your view of Richard?

Part 3) How is it used as foreshadowing? What does Richard want from his family? How does his needs compare to the needs of his brothers?

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