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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What time of day does Richard order someone to wake Stanley?
2. How many men does Richard say he has slain that are dressed like Richmond?
3. What do Richard and Buckingham tell the Mayor that Hastings' crime is?
4. Who does Buckingham want to speak with before he is executed?
5. What day is Buckingham executed on?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is Shakespeare's attitude towards Richard? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the play, discuss the importance of family and lineage to the characters. How is it portrayed throughout the play and how does it affect the plot?
Essay Topic 3
Who are the mothers in the play? What is their role? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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