R.U.R. Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Alquist ask to clean up the dissection room?

2. Who does Primus say he is?

3. What does Helena say she will do if Primus enters the dissecting room?

4. What does Damon scream for Alquist to do?

5. What does Helena want Primus to let her make him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

A film version of R.U.R is scheduled to be releases in 2011. Why are the themes and ideas used in the play still relevant over 80 years later? How will the filmmakers have to adapt the themes of the play to fit in with the new environment?

Essay Topic 2

R.U.R influenced modern literature and in science fiction. Choose a book that you think was influenced by the play and discuss their similarities in terms of the following:

Plot

Character

Themes

Essay Topic 3

Examine the novel's chronological setting.

1) What were the main concerns during the 1920s? How does the author express these concerns?

2) How would the author change the novel if it was set in today's society?

(see the answer keys)

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