The Sleep of Reason Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Why does King Ferdinand dislike Masons?

2. What special effort has Dr. Arrieta made for Goya?

3. How does King Ferdinand respond to the frightening sound?

4. How does King Ferdinand characterize Goya to Calomarde?

5. What is King Ferdinand's opinion of Goya after reading the letter?

Short Essay Questions

1. What choice does Mariquita's voice offer to Goya in Part 2, Scene 2?

2. In what has Goya defied King Ferdinand?

3. Why does Goya hesitate to open Martin Zapater's letter?

4. Does Goya know that the meowing he hears is an auditory hallucination?

5. To what animals does Goya compare Leocadia and Gumersinda during their conversation?

6. What is the Green Book?

7. Why does Dr. Arrieta hesitate to frighten Goya?

8. What evidence does Goya have that Leocadia has been unfaithful to him?

9. Why does Goya call the horrifying scene of the Royal Volunteers attacking his home a "comedy?"

10. Why does Leocadia take Goya's dementia personally?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Who are the Masons? What about their teachings has caused them to be targeted for persecution? Learn what you can about this group and write an explanatory essay.

Essay Topic 2

Fear is an overarching theme in this play. Select any two characters. Explain how fear motivated their actions, what they did in response to fear, and how the story might have been different if they had been unafraid.

Essay Topic 3

Goya experiences an epiphany at the end of the play, when he comes to believe that his own treatment of Leocadia is not unlike the king's treatment of Goya. In your essay, explore this idea. How are the two relationships similar? How are they different?

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