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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Sergeant apologize to the Young Woman for?
2. Why does the Sergeant un-hood the man?
3. Who is Joseph Dokes?
4. When the Sergeant says "these people," whom is he referring to?
5. Why does the Young Woman scream in Act 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Pinter's message about humanity overall in Mountain Language.
Essay Topic 2
At the end of Mountain Language nothing is resolved. Discuss what is actually occurring at the conclusion of the play, its point, and the change that has occurred.
Essay Topic 3
Language among the characters is a key tool. The officers use curse words to intimidate the women, while the women are forbidden to speak mountain language. Discuss the dilemma that language use brings to the play and its significance.
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