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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the best character description for Mrs. Foresight?
2. What is the relationship between Miss Prue and Mrs. Foresight
3. What kind of family does Angelica come from?
4. What profession does Valentine hope to take on to earn a living?
5. What does Valentine's father hope will happen once the debts are paid?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Angelica's actions when Sir Sampson enters the room.
2. When Ben enters the room to the delight of Sir Sampson, why does he become upset?
3. Explain what happens when Miss Prue enters looking for Tattle.
4. How does Angelica retort the comment made by Foresight regarding her inability to use his carriage?
5. What actions do Mrs. Frail and Mrs. Foresight take upon entering into a fight between Ben and Miss Prue?
6. Why is Mrs. Frail so adamant about marriage?
7. Why does Foresight chastise Angelica regarding the use of his carriage?
8. What does Valentine urge Jeremy to do as he rants and raves?
9. Describe the drain that Sir Sampson's feels as a result of his relationship with Valentine.
10. Describe the nature of Valentine's financial situation.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the literary element of conflict. Use details. Include whether the conflict is man versus man, man versus nature, man versus society, man versus self.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the literary element "Irony of Situation" (an action of happenstance that is the opposite of what is expected or intended) as it applies to the characters. Be sure to include all of the coupling that occurs in the play.
Essay Topic 3
Explain and construct the literary element "Plot" as it applies to the play. Start with the exposition, then foreshadowing, conflict, rising action, crisis, climax, falling action, and resolution. Use examples from the play as you lay out the plot.
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