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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 Christine doing when Jean reenters the kitchen?
2. What kind of relationship did Miss Julie's mother have with the manufacturer?
3. What does Jean get in his eye?
4. What does Jean say has happened to him only once?
5. In Scene 1, what does Jean observe about Christine and Julie?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Julie say she feels about men in general, and why?
2. Why does Jean proclaim that wedding Julie would be a misalliance?
3. According to Strindberg, what are the possible motivations for Julie's fate?
4. Not just in general, but in "Miss Julie" specifically, what specific tools does Stindberg use that were out of step with his time?
5. Why did Strindberg want the actors to improvise?
6. What does Jean say to Julie when Julie tries to wake Christine, and why is this significant?
7. What is the dance's significance to playwrighting in general?
8. What kind of music is playing during the pantomime? How does it situate the play historically?
9. What was special about Strindberg's writing in his time?
10. Does class matter to Miss Julie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Discuss the degradation and submission of Julie, considering the following: -Pretend and real. -Jean's end game. -The lowest point for the character is the high point of the play.
Essay Topic 2Discuss Jean's character in "Miss Julie."
Essay Topic 3Mike Figgis directed a film version of MISS JULIE. Why do you think the themes and ideas in the book were still relevant 100 years later? How did the filmmakers adapt the themes to fit in with the new environment? How did these changes affect the meaning of the story?
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