Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Daniel's response when Lucy asks him "Well, how do you like me now?" in Act II, Scene I?
2. In Act II, Scene III, who comes to attack the plantations near the end of the entertainment?
3. Who got rid of Oroonoko's wife?
4. Who is Imoinda?
5. Whom does this line refer to: "Sir, You're a scurvy Fellow to talk at this rate to me" in Act I, Scene II?
Short Essay Questions
1. At the beginning of Act I, Scene II, what are the Governor and Blanford discussing and what might this foreshadow?
2. What does Blanford try to assure Oroonoko of in Act II, Scene II?
3. What is the reaction to the suggestion to hang Oroonoko in Act V?
4. What does Widow Lackitt give to Welldon in Act IV, Scene I and why? What does Welldon plan to do with this?
5. In Act I, Scene II, what is Widow Lackitt complaining of, to whom, and why?
6. What does the governor rationalize about Imoinda in Act V, Scene IV and is it truly rational?
7. In Act III, Scene III, what does Welldon suggest he do so that he and Widow Lackitt may get married?
8. What do we learn about Oroonoko's past in Act II, Scene II?
9. What happens to Oroonoko in Act V, Scene V?
10. What does Aboan caution Oroonoko in Scene II, Act III and what does he fear has happened to Oroonoko?
Plays have been written as far back as ancient Greek times and Aristotle, as an ancient Greek philosopher left the world with his rulings on the six dramatic elements. Discuss Aristotle's six dramatic elements then choose one to analyze in regards to the play: 1) Plot/Action 2) Character 3) Ideas/Themes 4) Language 5) Music 6) Spectacle. Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
One main theme of Oroonoko, the play, is the feeling of compassion. Discuss how compassion is expressed in the play and by which characters. What is being said about compassion? What are the characters feeling compassionate about? How is it considered a theme? Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
Relationships between characters are very important, especially in a play. Choose two characters' relationship to discuss and analyze from the list below. What is the relationship between the two characters? How did they meet? How do they interact? What happens to them in the end? What do we learn about the individual characters based on their relationship with each other? Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
1) Welldon and Mrs. Lackitt
2) Oroonoko and Blanford
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