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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the King ask the Confessor about Sigismund?
2. After the King collapses, how does Julian react?
3. What are Tartars?
4. What do Sigismund and Adam discuss?
5. What calms Sigismund?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Aspects of both Sigismund and Christ's lives are violent.
Part 1) How are their lives violent? Why are they violent?
Part 2) How does this violence affect each of them? Are they affected the same way? Why or why not?
Part 3) To what end does this violence lead for both Sigismund and Christ? What message does this send to the audience?
Essay Topic 3
Sigismund comments that he is his own father and son.
Part 1) Why does he say this? How is he both his own father and son?
Part 2) What does this statement symbolize?
Part 3) Compare his relationship with his father to Christ's with his Father.
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