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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Lucy exit in Act I, Scene I?
(a) So that Welldon and Widow Lackitt may be alone to get to know one another.
(b) So that Welldon and Widow Lackitt may talk business.
(c) So that Widow Lackitt can try to seduce Welldon.
(d) So that Welldon can figure out how to dupe Widow Lackitt.
2. What does Welldon say he promised Lucy's dying father in Act II, Scene I to Widow Lackitt?
(a) To only marry for love.
(b) To marry at the same time as Lucy.
(c) To not marry until Lucy was married.
(d) To never marry anyone but Lucy.
3. What does Welldon say to the widow's first suggestion of a husband for Lucy?
(a) He says Lucy hates him.
(b) He says Lucy is considering it.
(c) He says Lucy is conflicted.
(d) He says Lucy loves him.
4. Who stands and stares at Oroonoko in Act I, Scene II?
(b) The Planters.
(c) The other slaves.
5. What relationship are Lucy and Welldon pretending to have in the first scene of the play?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says: "...but I won't lose her so" at the end of Act II, Scene III?
2. In Act II, Scene III, who comes to attack the plantations near the end of the entertainment?
3. What does Oroonoko warn the Captain of?
4. Who is the Royal Slave whom Stanmore mentions near the end of Act II, Scene II?
5. Who is Welldon?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Act II, Scene I how does Welldon put Widow Lackitt off marrying him?
2. Who speaks the line "hear you, but I can believe no more" in Act I, Scene II. What does it mean?
3. Describe Daniel's character.
4. Take the following line: "Were not you an ill-natur'd thing to boggle at a Promise? I cou'd break twenty for you" in Act II, Scene I. Who is speaking and to whom? What is it in reference to and what do these words tell us about the speaker?
5. What is an allusion and what allusion is made in Act I, Scene II?
6. In Act I, Scene I, what does Stanmore offer to Welldon and why?
7. At the beginning of Act I, Scene II, what are the Governor and Blanford discussing and what might this foreshadow?
8. Why does Oroonoko tell Blanford he is unhappy?
9. In Act I, Scene II, what is Widow Lackitt complaining of, to whom, and why?
10. What line tells us of Welldon's feelings towards Mrs. Lackitt and in regards to what in Act I, Scene I?
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