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Measure for Measure Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Angelo tell Isabella he feels for her?



2. What does the Duke ask the provost to tell him?



3. How does Angelo threaten to kill Claudio if Isabella refuses his offer?



4. Who have men been sent to find after Claudio's arrest?



5. What is Lucio joking about the first time he is on stage?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Escalus say about the Duke's idea to appoint Angelo as the new deputy?



2. How does the Duke punish Lucio?



3. What does the Duke want to do at the city gate when he returns?



4. How does Escalus describe the Duke in Act 3?



5. What does Isabella think when she is first told about her brother's arrest?



6. How does the Duke help Claudio prepare for death?



7. What is Claudio arrested for?



8. What information does the Duke ask from the Provost?



9. What does Lucio do when he hears of Claudio's supposed execution?



10. How is Isabella supposed to enter Angelo's house for the rendezvous, and why?



Essay Topics

This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affected the course of the plot. Why might Shakespeare have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?

Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?

Claudio endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?

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