Final Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following items is not something Marat blindly seeks in his fever at the beginning of Scene 21?
2. In Scene 18, for what group does Marat say the Revolution was fought?
3. Why do the people love Marat, according to Sade in the beginning of Scene 20?
4. Who separates Duperrat and Corday when the former begins to molest the latter?
5. What does Sade want remembered about himself after his death?
The idea of the reactionary is a constant theme throughout the play. Write an essay about the revolutionary attitude toward those who wish to reverse the social changes recently made. For each character below, explain their attitude toward the Revolution as a whole, Marat in particular, and violence in general:
Part 1) Corday
Part 2) Sade
Part 3) Coulmier
The Marat/Sade is a carefully constructed argument among various viewpoints that ends in utter chaos. Write an essay analyzing the meaning behind the final moment of the play. Does it seem out of place with what came before? Do you think it solves any of the lingering quandaries left by the debate? Cite arguments from the play's text as corroboration.
The Church is regarded with disdain by nearly everyone in The Marat/Sade. It is viewed as a useless institution at best and a perpetrator of oppression at worst. Write an essay about he place of the church in the play. How do Roux, Marat, and the ranting former abbot refer it it? Does Coulmier make any sort of compelling defense of it?
This section contains 303 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)