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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. 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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

Sigismund's sanity is questioned in Act. 4.

Part 1) Describe Sigismund in this act. Why is his sanity questioned?

Part 2) What is your conclusion to this question regarding his sanity? Why?

Part 3) How might this relate to Christ and the people with which he came into contact?

Essay Topic 2

Act 3, Part 1 serves mostly to build suspense about what will happen when the King and Sigismund finally confront each other.

Part 1) How does this scene build suspense? What is the purpose of this?

Part 2) What role does the Confessor play in this scene? How does the King respond to the Confessor's advice? Why does he respond this way?

Part 3) What other Christ references are made in this chapter? What do they foreshadow? Why does the author use these as foreshadowing devices?

Essay Topic 3

Poetic language is used.

Part 1) Is poetic language used throughout the entire play? Why or why not?

Part 2) Why might the author choose to use poetic language?

Part 3) Is this more effective and engaging than more prosaic writing? Why or why not?

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