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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. How many children does Adelaide have?

2. Why does a character apologize to Tom?

3. Adelaide has no time to do what?

4. Which two characters embrace at the end of Act 2?

5. What does Tom do when Claire tries to embrace him?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Research and discuss the historical context of this play. What rights were denied to women at the time, and what rights or choices did some women of the time seek to gain?

Essay Topic 2

Claire's husband, Harry, seems to find insight into Claire's needs and motivations only after he sees that she has strangled Tom. Why did this murderous action prompt understanding when her work with the plants did not?

Essay Topic 3

How are light and sound used to forward the plot and atmosphere of "The Verge"?

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