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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Olivier call Julian?
2. Where does the King think he might like to withdraw?
3. What do the two Gypsy Girls say about Olivier's march to power?
4. What do Sigismund and Adam discuss?
5. Why does the King say that he must be obeyed?
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
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
Negative comments are made about Jews.
Part 1) What are the comments that are made? Why are they made?
Part 2) How would audiences in 1930s Germany react to these comments? Would their reactions different from how audiences would react today? Why or why not?
Part 3) What is the author's opinion of Jews, based on this play? Explain.
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