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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. Who says, "Or do you think the old lady should have asked your permission? Just because your father is above her son-in-law?"
2. What did Ponza say upon answering the door to Amalia?
3. Who does Ponza never bring to Signora Frola's apartment?
4. How many times does Dina say that she and Amalia have attempted to visit Senora Frola?
5. What does Laudisi suggest as a reason the mother-in-law and her daughter live apart?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ponza react to the Prefect's suggestion? What is the Prefect's response?
2. What are some of the sacrifices Ponza speaks of having endured because of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5?
3. What does Laudisi tell the Sirellis regarding their argument with one another?
4. What does Laudisi say of the documents in Act 3, Scene 1? What does he suggest to Centuri?
5. What does Laudisi do alone in the room after the others have left in Act 2?
6. What do Amalia and Dina say regarding Ponza and his mother-in-law's relationship in Act 1, Scene 1?
7. How does Signora Frola say she communicates with her daughter? How do they feel about this arrangement?
8. How does Signora Frola respond to Ponza in Act 2, Scene 8? What do the women do?
9. What did Agazzi tell the Prefect in Act 1, Scene 2? What was the Prefect's response?
10. What does Dina say, granting that Ponza's choice of living space wasn't intentional?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Pirandello's use of Irony in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. What is Irony? How are the three types of Irony employed in the play?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the elements of both Tragedy and Comedy within Right You Are, If You Think You Are. Which elements of the play are Tragic? Which are Comic?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Symbolism and Motif in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. What is the ultimate symbol of the play? What does that symbol represent? What motifs can be cited as examples? Define the terms in your answer.
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