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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. During the pantomime, what does Christine do with her hair?
2. When Miss Julie enters, how does Jean act?
3. In Scene 2, Julie states that Christine will make a good________.
4. What does Strindberg NOT divide the scenes with?
5. During the pantomime, what does Christine do to act as though she were by herself?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Strindberg's interest in social ascent become a major theme in "Miss Julie"?
2. Instead of leaving for Lake Como, what solution does Jean offer Julie? How does Julie respond?
3. Why does Jean want to remain with Christine?
4. How does Julie show that she is in denial at the beginning of the third scene?
5. Describe Christine's reaction to the music and why it is significant.
6. Describe the setting and its significance as the play opens.
7. Why does Jean compare Julie to her mother, and how is this significant?
8. What does Jean say is the only option open to them?
9. Why did Strindberg want the audience to shoulder the pity for Miss Julie?
10. What does Julie order Jean to do when she enters the kitchen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the interactions between men and women in "Miss Julie." Consider the following:
-The competition and tension.
-The nature of their relationships.
-The double standards.
Essay Topic 2
In the play, ancestry serves to empower and disenfranchise the characters. Choose two characters and identify the ways in which they are empowered and disenfranchised by their heritage.
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following and examine what it expresses about late 19th century society:
1. Class structure.
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