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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the important word that Figaro is arguing should to be changed in the letter?
2. Who is Marceline suing?
3. When the Countess and Suzanne appear, how are they dressed?
4. What does Suzanne tell Figaro he's won?
5. What does Figaro ask his mother to do once the news of his birthright is revealed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is a product of its historic time economically, socially, and politically. How does the play reflect the culture in which it was written?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the literary element of characterization in THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO. How are the major characters portrayed as opposed to the minor characters. What are their motivations? What are there struggles? Finally, how are the characters able to work symbiotically to move the storyline to its climax?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the Tone and Mood of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO. How are the tone and mood important to the development of the characters? How do the tone and mood contribute to the action of the character? Use textual examples from 2 scenes in your answer.
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