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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bottom ask of Titania while they are together in the woods?
2. Why does Hermia think Lysander left her alone in the woods?
3. Who enters the scene at the very end of Act 4, Scene 2?
4. Which one of the following are not one of the first four characters to enter Act 4, Scene 2?
5. What does Puck do to Bottom while he is off-stage during his second rehearsal for the mini-play?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the other actors respond to what Puck does to Bottom, and why is Bottom so surprised by this reaction?
2. What does Bottom plan to do after he wakes up alone in the woods?
3. What does Oberon find that will help him reverse the effects of he love juice?
4. Who does Oberon blame for the confusion with the Athenians and why?
5. What do the actors think have happened to their missing companion?
6. What does Bottom promise to tell his fellow companions in Act 4, Scene 2?
7. What does Puck do to Bottom when he leaves the stage during the rehearsal in the woods?
8. Who are the actors looking for in Act 4, Scene 2 and why?
9. What does Puck do when he sees the actors rehearsing in the woods?
10. How does Puck clear up the confusion among the four lovers of Athens?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lysander and Demetrius are almost mirror images of each other, and yet they have some notable differences. Using excerpts from the text, please compare and contrast these two characters and explain the significance they had in the plot.
Essay Topic 2
The names of the actors and the fairy attendants were very specific. What were some of these names, and what did the names and their meanings add to the content of the play?
Essay Topic 3
Friendship is a strong theme throughout the play. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by it react? How do certain friendships change over the course of the play, and what causes these changes?
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