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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Arkadina say it looks like Treplieff has on his head?
2. What kind of music is heard in the distance?
3. What does Arkadina say has intoxicated Trigorin?
4. What is Medviedenko's job?
5. What has Sorin's old sitting room been converted into?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pick two characters from the play and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 2
What is the difference between a character driven play and a plot driven play? How does Chekhov develop his characters to create a story? What are the main elements of a character driven story?
Essay Topic 3
THE SEA GULL is translated from Russian into English. How much meaning can a play loses through a translation? What aspects of the play do you think would be the most difficult to express in English? How do you think a translator can overcome these difficulties?
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