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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 is Jean convinced of in terms of his class position?
2. People in Strindberg's time are unable to accept ______ as a part of life.
3. What does Miss Julie want to do before they leave?
4. What is Jean's profession?
5. What is Jean climbing in his dream?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Christine not question the way Julie flirts with her fiancé?
2. Why does Christine tell Julie that grace is not allotted to all, and why is this significant?
3. How did Julie's mother raise Julie?
4. How does Julie say she feels about men in general, and why?
5. Why does it give Jean satisfaction to realize, "It is the glitter of brass, not gold, that dazzles us from below"?
6. How does the Count change the situation in the final scene?
7. Describe Jean's recurring dream.
8. What does Julie order Jean to do when she enters the kitchen?
9. In Scene 2, does Miss Julie care that Jean and Christine are alone together?
10. Why does Jean want to remain with Christine?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the values of the 1880s.
1. In what ways are the characters a product of their time?
2. How does the play express the changes Europe was going through at the time?
3. Does modern society share any values with 1880s Europe?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the role of setting in "Miss Julie."
1. What impact does Midsummer Eve have on the characters?
2. What is the significance of the kitchen in the play?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Julie's and Jean's views on love, desire, and intimacy. How are their views a reflection of dominant culture? How do they differ?
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