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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. Where is Ponza's apartment where he lives?
2. How old is Dina?
3. What does Signora Sirelli refer to Amalia as in Act 1, Scene 2?
4. Who says to Signora Frola, "To tell you the truth, Signora, I did take it rather ill . . . ?"
5. What did Ponza say about his mother-in-law, according to Amalia, in Act 1, Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ponza say when he enters in Act 3, Scene 5? Why?
2. Why does Signora Frola apologize in Act 1, Scene 4? What is the reaction?
3. What does Laudisi suggest everyone accept as the truth? Why?
4. What does Amalia think of the scheme in Act 2, Scene 5? Why?
5. What is Ponza's story of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5? What does Signora Frola believe in his story?
6. How does Signora Frola say she communicates with her daughter? How do they feel about this arrangement?
7. How does communication transpire from the Ponzas' apartment? What does this lead Amalia to believe?
8. Who has refused to receive Amalia in Act 1, Scene 1? How does Amalia know about this person?
9. What does Sirelli tell his wife about Amalia in Act 1, Scene 2? How does he feel about the gossip?
10. What exposition is provided by the gossip in Act 1, Scene 2 regarding the Ponzis' past?
Essay Topic 1
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?
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 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.
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