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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hero ask Beatrice about when she comes to help Hero get ready for the wedding?
2. Who does the constable of Messina tell the night watch they are responsible for?
3. What is the first question that the constable of Messina asks his new assistant constable?
4. What literary role does the constable of Messina play in this plot?
5. What does Beatrice ask of Benedick when they are alone in the church after Hero's wedding?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the unexpected visitors to Leonato's house need from him on the morning of Hero's wedding?
2. What does Claudio think Hero has died of?
3. What does Claudio promise to do to make recompense for his terrible mistake about Hero's innocence?
4. What question does Dogberry ask Seacoal when choosing him for his night guard?
5. How does Claudio learn about Hero's innocence?
6. What does Leonato tell his unexpected visitors to do as he leaves to attend his daughter's wedding?
7. What does Dogberry tell his men on the night guard to do at the alehouses?
8. Who is the main instigator of the plan that got the two suspects in the jail arrested?
9. What does Balthasar do to mourn Hero's death?
10. What does one of the arrested men call Dogberry and Verges after their interrogation is complete?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect the characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 2
This play takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affect the course of the plot. Why might Shakespeare have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?
Essay Topic 3
Choosing sides is a theme presented in this play. What are some of the examples of this theme appearing, and how does it affect the characters involved?
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