Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Man's response when the Woman offers to play the flute for him in Scene 7?
2. What does the Man tell the Woman to do about her music in Scene 5?
3. What is the Woman doing in Scene 6?
4. Why does the Woman say the Man would not like her music?
5. After the Man compliments the Woman on her flute playing, how often does the Woman say she will play her music?
The play can be interpreted to be a story of the relationship in general between men and a women. Write a response to the following, and support your answer with examples from the play:
1) What traits from the play support the theory that this story is an allegory about the relationship between men and women?
2) How is the Woman represented to reflect what men feel about women? How is the Man represented to reflect what women feel about men?
3) What message is the author is trying to portray about the difficulties in establishing a relationship? What is the author saying about how the differences between men and women should be treated to have a successful relationship?
"The Sound of a Voice" has a very simple presentation, from they play's appearance on stage to the way the dialogue is written. Support your essay with examples from the play and respond to the following:
1) How is the simplicity of the play reflected in the physical appearance of the set?
2) How is the dialogue of the play a reflection of simplicity?
3) How does the limit of two characters in the play add to the effect of a simple presentation and understanding of the plot?
The Woman uses the song of her flute to provide hope for herself in a world of loneliness. At the end of the play, the Man picks up the Woman's flute and attempts to recreate the hope he saw created by the Woman. Answer the following questions with supporting examples from the play:
1) What does the flute represent to the Woman?
2) What does the flute first represent to the Man? Does his view of the music and flute change over time? If so, what causes this change?
3) What is the author implying at the end of the play when the Man takes up the flute and attempts to play it? Is all hope lost for the Man's fate? Is this the Woman's parting gift to the Man? Why or why not?
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