Lysistrata Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the baby go home with when Kinesias and Myrrhine are talking with each other?

2. When Myrrhine begins to _____________, she asks her husband whether he will vote to end the war.

3. ______________ shouts down for Kinesias to identify himself when he approaches.

4. When _____________ reads the parchment, the women are convinced and see her point.

5. What does the item(s) that Kinesias is wearing signify him as being frustrated about?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

It seems that in this play, appearance is something which matters more to the characters than it seems.

Part 1: Why do the women and the men slowly strip down their clothing when they are getting ready for battle?

Part 2: Why does Lysistrata dress up the Magistrate during a scene of the play?

Part 3: What does the author seem to be saying about clothes and appearance in this play? Why is this important?

Essay Topic 2

Within the play, the women and men fight for their 'rights' in society - women to have freedom and men to have power.

Part 1: Why do you think women feel they need to have more freedom now?

Part 2: Why do you think the men believe women's freedom is immoral?

Part 3: In fighting to have more, each of the genders seems to play into the stereotypes placed upon them. Why do you think this is the case?

Essay Topic 3

The battle between men and women is the main conflict of the play, but this is not a theme which is limited to this time period.

Part 1: How do you define the idea of the battle between the sexes?

Part 2: Why is the battle of the sexes something that continues in modern times?

Part 3: Do you think the battle of the sexes can ever be won? Why or why not?

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