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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 is Laudisi related to?
2. In whose house does Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2 take place?
3. Which character asks Signora Frola if she climbs all the stairs twice a day in Act 1 Scene 4?
4. Who says, "Oho, you can be sure he's at the bottom of the whole thing. Maybe he has his mother-in-law under lock and key too?"
5. Why does Laudisi suggest the wife doesn't go outdoors in Act 1, Scene 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Laudisi say of the documents in Act 3, Scene 1? What does he suggest to Centuri?
2. What does Laudisi wonder about the wife in Act 3, Scene 2?
3. What does Dina say about the piano heard offstage in Act 2, Scene 6?
4. What does Laudisi do alone in the room after the others have left in Act 2?
5. What does Laudisi suggest everyone accept as the truth? Why?
6. What does Dina tell the women in Act 2, Scene 4 regarding Signora Frola? What have they seen?
7. How does Signora Cini react to Laudisi's teasing in Act 2, Scene 3? What does he tell her is sure?
8. What is Signora Frola's reason for not accepted guests in Act 1, Scene 4? What do the townspeople ask her regarding this?
9. What does the Prefect say to Ponza in Act 3, Scene 5?
10. What is Ponza's story of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5? What does Signora Frola believe in his story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss "Paradox" in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. What is the ultimate paradox in the play? How is this illuminated? Where is this paradox presented in the play?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the plot structure of Right You Are, If You Think You Are. Define and give examples of the terms: Action, Rising Action, Climax, and Falling Action in your discussion.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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