The Lion in Winter Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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. For what has Eleanor come?

2. As Philip exits, how does Richard refer to Henry?

3. What does Eleanor say to them?

4. What does Eleanor do when Richard pulls out a dagger and makes as if to kill John?

5. When Henry asks Eleanor what she is thinking, how does she respond?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Act 2, Scene 3 is a climactic scene.

Part 1) Describe this scene. How is this scene climactic?

Part 2) What symbol reappears here? What is the significance of this symbol?

Part 3) What does this scene reveal about all of the characters?

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

Eleanor seems reluctant to kill.

Part 1) How is this known? How does this compare to Henry?

Part 2) Why might these characters be reluctant to kill?

Part 3) How is Henry's sword ironic and, like Eleanor's daggers, symbolic?

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