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. What are Tartars?
2. What does the Doctor notice about Sigismund's hand?
3. What does Olivier call Julian?
4. Why does Olivier demand that Sigismund accuse Julian?
5. How do the peasants feel about Sigismund?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Act 5, Part 2 is a climactic scene.
Part 1) Describe this scene. How is it climactic?
Part 2) How has the rest of the play led up to this climax?
Part 3) Is the outcome of this climax what you had expected? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The confrontation between Sigismund and the King in the second part of the third act is the play's first climax.
Part 1) Describe the confrontation. Why does the confrontation take place? How is this confrontation foreshadowed?
Part 2) What does this confrontation symbolize? How do you know this?
Part 3) What can a reader or audience member learn from this confrontation? What is the purpose of this confrontation?
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