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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What rule has changed in Act 4?
2. Where does the guard look at the beginning of Act 4?
3. How does the Old Woman communicate in Act 4?
4. How long is the new rule in place?
5. Why is the man in Act 3 wearing a hood?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although these women are faithful to the men in their families, the men are the helpless ones and, comparatively, they have all the authority. Discuss the ruptured nature of the patriarchal family system in Mountain Language.
Essay Topic 2
Half of the characters in Mountain Language are given names, while the other half are not. Discuss this balance of ambiguity and specificity and how the presence or absence of name defines the character and what they represent.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the strategy of truth and insincerity in Mountain Language. Discuss how it directs the play and how one is misconstrued for the other, adding another layer of obscurity in people's honesty.
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