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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 does Ponza never bring to Signora Frola's apartment?
2. Who has arrived along with the Sirellis in Act 1, Scene 2?
3. What does Signora Sirelli say of Ponza's face?
4. Who says, "You don't mean to say you understand it if a mother--unable to bear being away from the daughter--follows her and then is compelled to live apart from her in a city where after all she's a stranger too?"
5. Where is Ponza's apartment where he lives?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dina say, granting that Ponza's choice of living space wasn't intentional?
2. What does Dina say about the piano heard offstage in Act 2, Scene 6?
3. What does Laudisi do alone in the room after the others have left in Act 2?
4. What does Sirelli tell his wife about Amalia in Act 1, Scene 2? How does he feel about the gossip?
5. How does Amalia explain the living situation of the Ponzas?
6. What is the outcome of the play? What does Signora Ponza tell the crowd?
7. What are some of the sacrifices Ponza speaks of having endured because of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5?
8. What does Ponza say when he enters in Act 3, Scene 5? Why?
9. What does Ponza do in Act 2, Scene 8, when he sees Signora Frola?
10. What do Amalia and Dina say regarding Ponza and his mother-in-law's relationship in Act 1, Scene 1?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Foreshadowing in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. Who foreshadows the ending of the play? Where does this foreshadowing take place? Are there other elements of foreshadowing? Define the term in your answer and give examples from the text where this technique is used.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the style of Right You Are, If You Think You Are. Define the three principal stylistic elements of the play.
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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