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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. Who offers himself to Mrs. Lackitt in Act I, Scene II?
2. What is Daniel content with, regarding Lucy, near the end of Act II, Scene I?
3. Who says the following line: "So, Mrs. Lackitt, your Widowhood is waning apace?" in Act I, Scene I?
4. Who is the first character we are introduced to in the beginning of the play?
5. How does Welldon say he could cheat the widow?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Act II, Scene I how does Welldon put Widow Lackitt off marrying him?
2. What do we understand of the relationship between Jack Stanmore and Widow Lackitt in Act I, Scene II?
3. 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?
4. Describe the interaction between Lucy and Daniel, and Daniel's attitude towards marrying her.
5. How does Blanford defend Clemene? What does this show us about him?
6. Oroonoko says: "Give me a Sword and I'll deserve your trust" in Act II, Scene III. How does he support his statement?
7. At the beginning of Act I, Scene II, what are the Governor and Blanford discussing and what might this foreshadow?
8. For what purpose has the governor sent Stanmore to summon Blanford and Oroonoko?
9. What is an allusion and what allusion is made in Act I, Scene II?
10. What does Blanford try to assure Oroonoko of in Act II, Scene II?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Secondary characters are essential to any story. Choose two of the characters, one from each group below to analyze and discuss. What is a secondary character and how is this character considered one? What is the character's personality? What relationships does the character have with others? What are the character's good points? What are the flaws? How does this character assist the plot? What relationship does this character have with the protagonist? What relationship does this character have with the antagonist? Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
2) Mrs. Lackitt
Essay Topic 2
Trickery and betrayal are two intermingling themes that are seen in the play. Discuss what each means and how it is expressed in the novel. Who is tricked and by whom? Who is betrayed and by whom? What do we learn about the characters and the relationships between them based on the trickery and betrayal? Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
Essay Topic 3
Foreshadowing is used in the play. Discuss the meaning of foreshadowing and cite at least three examples of foreshadowing. What is being foreshadowed and how do you know? Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
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