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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eleanor offer Henry because she is tired?
2. What implies that Philip is out for revenge?
3. What does Alais tell Henry to do about his sons?
4. What does Henry do to try to get Alais to obey him?
5. What does Richard try to convince Philip to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
Symbolism is used in this play.
Part 1) Give one example of symbolism. What does it symbolize?
Part 2) What is the purpose of this symbolism?
Part 3) How does this symbolism enhance the play for the audience?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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