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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Act 2 opens with a man and woman eating what sparse meal?
2. Mr. Undershaft believes honor, justice, truth, love and mercy are a direct result of what?
3. Barbara says the only way to earn forgiveness is to do what?
4. Snobby Price lies about what action?
5. How does Barbara react to Bill Walker's donation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Religion is a major theme throughout Major Barbara. Choose 3 characters and explain their religious viewpoints. What were Shaw's personal religious beliefs, and how did they influence his writings?
Essay Topic 2
The morality of manufacturing weapons is a theme in Major Barbara. Compare and contrast the opposing views on the morality of manufacturing weapons during the early 1900s to today's views of weapons.
Essay Topic 3
Major Barbara is a discussion play rather than an action play. Compare and contrast the 2 writing styles and the effectiveness of the messages.
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