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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act 2, Scene 2, Maire wonders whether her aunt taught her something which is what?
2. Maire tells Yolland she sees himself washing every day in front of what?
3. What does Doalty tell Owen to translate for Lancey in Act 3?
4. Maire says in Act 2, Scene 2 that the skin on Yolland's shoulders is very what?
5. What does Maire say must be wet in Act 2, Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What reason would Sarah have for crying and feeling guilt in Act 3?
2. What happens with Sarah in Act 3 once Lancey speaks to her?
3. What is the ultimate conflict in Act 2, Scene 2?
4. Describe the importance of language in Act 2, Scene 2.
5. What does Hugh say to Owen after he finds the names book in Act 3?
6. When Hugh and Jimmy enter in Act 3, what information is revealed about both of their futures?
7. How is Act 3 like Act 1? How is it different?
8. Describe how the theme of love is depicted in Act 2, Scene 2.
9. What is ironic about Maire's speaking English in Act 2, Scene 2?
10. When Lancey enters in Act 3, what does he inform the students?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Friel's use of metaphor in the play. What is a metaphor? What is an extended metaphor? What extended metaphor applies to Translations?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters of Hugh and Lancey in the play. What symbolically do these characters each represent?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of tradition in Translations. How are tradition and change represented? How are they viewed by Friel?
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