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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the peasants feel about Sigismund?
2. What does Olivier order Julian to try to do?
3. What does Adam say when he appears?
4. Julian unwraps the bundle of royal robes brought in by Anton and insists Sigismund do what with them?
5. What are the rebels using as their battle cry?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
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.
Essay Topic 3
In Act 3, Part 2, the Doctor's cryptic hints about Sigismund's fate is used as a an element of foreshadowing.
Part 1) What is the Doctor's message regarding Sigismund's fate? What does it foreshadow?
Part 2) How does it reveal Sigismund's role in the revolution?
Part 3) How does this message, like many other aspects of Sigismund's life, reflect Christ's life?
Part 4) Could Sigismund's fate have turned out differently? Why or why not?
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