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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. What does Amalia say her husband claims Ponza is lacking in Act 1, Scene 2?
2. What does Signora Frola say that she and her friends arranged?
3. What is notable about the courtyard at the building where Ponza lives?
4. What does the Ponza family always wear?
5. What does Dina tell Laudisi to do in Act 1, Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ponza do in Act 2, Scene 8, when he sees Signora Frola?
2. What does Laudisi suggest everyone accept as the truth? Why?
3. What does the Prefect say Ponza asked him to do? What does this prove in his opinion?
4. What did Agazzi tell the Prefect in Act 1, Scene 2? What was the Prefect's response?
5. Where did Centuri see the Prefect in Act 2, Scene 2? What does Agazzi say?
6. What is the reaction the townspeople have to Laudisi in Act 1, Scene 2? How do they act on this?
7. What does Laudisi suggest about the Prefect in Act 3?
8. What does Laudisi say the townspeople are presented with in Act 2, Scene 1? How does Agazzi respond?
9. What does Ponza say when he enters in Act 3, Scene 5? Why?
10. What does Laudisi say the townspeople are doing to themselves in Act 1, Scene 2? What is his ongoing point throughout the play, as he says it in this scene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the character Laudisi with that of the townspeople. How is he different? What similarities do they have?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss "Conflict" in the play. What is the overarching conflict? What are underlying conflicts? Give examples of these. Define the term in your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss "Judgement of Others" as a theme in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. How is this theme exemplified in the play? Who is the voice of this theme?
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