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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Frenchman say about the English?
2. For what reason does Alice say that Dorcas needs the money?
3. Who is Alice's lover?
4. What does Lazar ask Susan?
5. How much time has passed since Act 2, Scene 10?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
PLENTY is a classic story of the search for fulfillment. What does that classification entail? Why does this play fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
The role of women is a main topic addressed in this story. Explain the theme that extends through all the female characters. What is the presumed role of women in Britain during the 1940s and 1950s? Explain by giving examples.
Essay Topic 3
In more than one instance in the play, a "mackerel sky" is cited. Explain what a mackerel sky is. Then cite the examples of how it is used in the play. What is the significance of a mackerel sky to the characters?
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