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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. Julian appears, carrying a vial that contains what?
2. How does Ignatius respond when the Young Monk reads a quote about an innocent man being condemned?
3. Julian then talks about how he was manipulated into doing what?
4. Sigismund says he feels so powerful that he can do what?
5. What does the King hope that Ignatius will be able to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Julian want Sigismund to do with the royal robes? What is Sigismund's response?
2. How is Sigismund serving the rebels?
3. How does Julian feel about joining the King's court?
4. How does Anton feel about joining the King's court?
5. What is Adam's job?
6. What does Sigismund want from the Gypsy Girl?
7. What does Sigismund say when he sees the Doctor's shocked expression?
8. How does the play end?
9. What does the King hope about Ignatius?
10. What happens to the singing? When does this happen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The King is an intriguing character.
Part 1) Describe the King. Why is he intriguing?
Part 2) Why does he act the way he does? How does his medieval life reinforce his behavior?
Part 3) How does his behavior reflect society in 1930s Germany, when this play was written?
Essay Topic 2
The play's secondary point is that the kind of spiritual life Sigismund leads is ideal.
Part 1) Describe Sigismund's spiritual life. Why might it be ideal?
Part 2) What does the author expect the audience to do with this knowledge? Use the text to support your response.
Part 3) How does Sigismund reveal to the audience what the author might expect from a leader in real life? Use the text for support.
Essay Topic 3
Act 5, Part 1 is quite different from much of the rest of the play.
Part 1) Describe Act 5, Part 1. How is it different?
Part 2) How must you analyze this part differently than you have the rest of the play? Why?
Part 3) Why has the author chosen to make this section different from the rest of the play?
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