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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What causes Richard to pull a dagger on John?
2. Does Henry believe Richard?
3. Eleanor agrees, but adds a condition. What is that condition?
4. What is Alais doing as this scene begins?
5. John enters, saying he wants to do what?
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 says she had no intention of causing Henry's death.
Part 1) Is she telling the truth? How do you know?
Part 2) Why does she say this?
Part 3) What does this reveal about her character? Has she changed throughout the course of the play? Was she keeping part of herself secret until now? Use the play to support your response.
Essay Topic 3
Philip manipulates the brothers.
Part 1) How does he do this? Why does he do this?
Part 2) Why do the brothers trust him?
Part 3) Who manipulates him? What does this reveal about the person who manipulates him?
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