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The Rivals Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What movement was Sheridan a part of?



2. What does Lydia think of Mr. Faulkland?



3. Where do the two servants meet?



4. What does connive mean?



5. What does Lucy contemplate?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sheridan wish to prove about the Comedy of Manners?



2. Where does Lucy meet Sir Lucius?



3. What does Lucy tell Fag?



4. Does Lydia forgive Jack?



5. What does Faulkland admit to Julia?



6. Who are the letters Lucy delivers really from?



7. How does Sheridan immediately begin his story?



8. The longer the couple talks, what happens?



9. What does Thomas like to wear?



10. Is Jack worried about being killed?



Essay Topics

1. Examine the relationship of Lydia and Jack.

2. What is the balance of power?

3. How does their relationship shift 18th century relationship stereotypes

1. How do the characters manipulate each other in the play?

2. Name two characters that use manipulation throughout the play.

3. Explain why they are they way they are.

18th century gender roles are examined in the play.

1. Compare and contrast the life of a woman and man in the 18th century

2. How does Sheridan shatter or stay true to gender roles?

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