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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 is Aboan's idea for gaining freedom from slavery?
2. Why is Daniel irritated when he enters in Act IV, Scene I?
3. What does one slave ask Oroonoko in the beginning of Act III, Scene IV?
4. For what cause does Oroonoko declare he will join Aboan's plans to revolt?
5. What does Aboan suggest they do to Hottman in Act III, Scene IV?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens at the end of Act IV, Scene II?
2. From what is Welldon rescued at the end of Act III, Scene III and how?
3. Why does Oroonoko say that Imoinda has made him a coward?
4. How might Act III be considered the climax of the play?
5. How does Jack feel about his role in the situation between himself and Mrs.Lackitt in Act IV?
6. What nickname does Welldon suggest Mrs.Lackitt call him and how is this ironic?
7. Why does Oroonoko not initially want to join the slave revolt in Act III Scene II?
8. What is Oroonoko's plan in Act III, Scene IV?
9. How does Welldon put off Widow Lackitt from marriage in Act III, Scene III and what is her response?
10. What does Aboan caution Oroonoko in Scene II, Act III and what does he fear has happened to Oroonoko?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One thing Oroonoko, the play, does well is emphasize scenes of pathos. Discuss what the term 'pathos' means and how it is emphasized in the play. Research as necessary using at least one book source (not including the play or novella) and use specific examples from the play.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Every story must have a protagonist. This play has two protagonists because it has two story-lines. Choose one of the two protagonists from below and discuss his/her character. How is this character considered a protagonist? What is the character's personality like? What relationships does the character have with others? What are the character's good points? What are the flaws? Analyze as much as possible. 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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