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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do the poor need courage?
2. In the chaplain's opinion, where do commanders grow?
3. Why does Mother Courage leave to go to the market after peace is declared?
4. Why does Kattrin go to the roof?
5. Why doesn't Mother Courage want peace?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sacrifice makes and breaks the fates of characters in "Mother Courage". Discuss selfishness, sacrifice, and martyrdom in the play: the foreshadowing and repercussions.
Essay Topic 2
The lives and deaths of characters and the fate of relationships are frequently affected by their dependency on money or success. Discuss Brecht's commentary on humanity and war based on his use of money in "Mother Courage".
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the dynamic of men vs. women and family versus solitude in "Mother Courage".
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