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The Verge Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. 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

Why is the play titled, "The Verge"? The main characters are on the verge of what? The greenhouse plants are on the verge of what? Society is on the verge of what?

How do Claire's plants illustrate her emotional state and the dissatisfaction of some women during the era of the play?

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?

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