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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 Signor Sirelli say Ponza keeps under lock and key?
2. Who does Ponza never bring to Signora Frola's apartment?
3. Whose name does Laudisi forget several times in Act 1, Scene 2?
4. Which character is NOT present in Act 1, Scene 1?
5. Where is the village the Ponzas are from?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ponza react to the Prefect's suggestion? What is the Prefect's response?
2. What does Ponza do in Act 2, Scene 8, when he sees Signora Frola?
3. What is Laudisi's take on proof by documentation?
4. What does Sirelli tell his wife about Amalia in Act 1, Scene 2? How does he feel about the gossip?
5. How does the Prefect respond to Laudisi's scheme in Act 3, Scene 4?
6. How does communication transpire from the Ponzas' apartment? What does this lead Amalia to believe?
7. 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?
8. How does Amalia explain the living situation of the Ponzas?
9. What does Laudisi do alone in the room after the others have left in Act 2?
10. What do the documents prove in Act 3, Scene 2?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Pirandello's use of Repetition in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. What effect does this repetition serve? How does it work to propel the play forward?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss who you think is the "mad one" in Right You Are, If You Think You Are. Why? Use examples from the text to support your belief.
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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