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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Mollie carrying down the stairs?
2. Who jokes about speaking of the devil?
3. To what does the note refer?
4. In what room are the pipes frozen?
5. What does Mollie promised to cook later in the day?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are various metaphors used throughout the play. Explain the metaphors and their purpose for the following items: skis, pie, nursery rhymes, snow, secrecy.
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
Mr. Paravicini warns Mollie that she is too trusting and needs to be more careful. Why does Paravicini say that to Mollie? To what is Paravicini referring? What examples does Paravicini give? Do you agree or disagree with Paravicini's comments and suggestions? Explain.
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