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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says the phrase "green Sickness" in Act IV, Scene I?
2. Why does Imoinda request that Oroonoko kill her in Act III, Scene II?
3. Which word best describes Oroonoko's plan for the slaves in Act III, Scene IV?
4. What is Oroonoko's plan for the slaves at the beginning of Act III, Scene IV?
5. Who enters near the end of Act III, Scene III?
Essay Topic 1
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
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
There are six elements to the plot of a play. Discuss what these six elements are and how Oroonoko follows these elements. 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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