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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does this make no difference to Eleanor?
2. Henry pours Eleanor wine, asking her what?
3. What does Eleanor do when Richard pulls out a dagger and makes as if to kill John?
4. Why is Eleanor glad to hear that Henry cares for Alais?
5. What does Henry confess to Alais?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
At the core of the various conflicts is the issue of who loves whom and how much.
Part 1) Give two examples of this from the play. How do these examples reveal the personalities and opinions of the characters involved?
Part 2) How does this issue affect the relationships of the characters?
Part 3) Why are some characters loved more than others?
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 347 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)