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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Alceste decides to move to the country and plans to ask __________ to go with him.
2. Who enters the room at the end of Act 5, Scene 2?
3. What do the men understand of Celimene?
4. What happens to Alceste?
5. Why has Arsinoé come into Act 3, Scene 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There is jealousy in this play. Discuss how jealousy is presented in this play. Is it in the open for all characters? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
At the beginning of Act 1, Scene 2, how does Oronte's asking for Alceste's friendship and a hug, and Alceste's answer that friendship grows over time, support the theme of the play? Use Alceste's response to show why he is disgusted with hypocrisy, and why he has lost compassion for people.
Essay Topic 3
What is the definition of a misanthrope? Be sure to explain why you think the author used that as the title, and whom you think it refers to in the play.
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