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. When Richard says he never writes anyone, what does Philip do?

2. What reminds John that he agreed to join with Philip in a war against Henry?

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

4. What implies that Philip is out for revenge?

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

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Henry is surprised by people's reactions to him.

Part 1) How do people react to him? Why do they react this way?

Part 2) What do their reactions reveal about his personality?

Part 3) Why is he so surprised by their reactions? What does his surprise reveal about his personality?

Essay Topic 2

All the characters and many of the circumstances of this play are matters of historical record.

Part 1) Describe these characters. Why might the author use real people?

Part 2) What circumstances might be real? How do you know this?

Part 3) What is the author's purpose for putting real characters into both real and fictional circumstances?

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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