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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a scrivener?
2. Who beheads Hastings before the Mayor could hear his confession?
3. What lay on the princes' pillow when they were murdered?
4. How long does it take to write the indictment for Hastings?
5. What time of day does Richard order someone to wake Stanley?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What makes a weak or strong character? Which type of character is Lady Anne? Cite examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the text to support your answer, why does Shakespeare have scenes with commoners in them? Do these scenes broaden the scope of the play?
Essay Topic 3
What is justice? When is justice done in the play and to whom? Support your answer with examples from the text.
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