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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mollie serve for lunch?
2. Mrs. Boyle objects to which item of Wren's clothing?
3. How does Miss Casewell annoy Mrs. Boyle?
4. Who is the only guest to arrive without reservations?
5. According to the nursery rhyme, what is the farmer's wife's weapon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mr. Paravicini ended up at Monkswell Manor after his Rolls Royce overturned in a snowdrift. Where was Paravicini going? What is the reason for the trip? What is Trotter's opinion of Paravicini's explanation? Do you agree or disagree with Trotter's opinion of Paravicini and his activities?
Essay Topic 2
Christopher Wren is obsessed with nursery rhymes. What is the obsession? What is Wren's explanation of why he enjoys nursery rhymes? Which is Wren's favorite? Which is your favorite? "Three Blind Mice" is rumored to be about what famous execution? Who was responsible for the execution?
Essay Topic 3
There are various metaphors used throughout the play. Explain the metaphors and their purpose for the following items: skis, pie, nursery rhymes, snow, secrecy.
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