Will in the World Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Stephen Greenblatt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In which of Will’s plays do characters get married because of an unhealthy obsession?
(a) Hamlet
(b) Othello
(c) Midsummer Night's Dream
(d) Macbeth

2. What was Will licensed for during the time that he lived in Stratford?
(a) Singing
(b) Acting
(c) Dancing
(d) Nothing

3. What main theme in presented in Chapter 4 as occurring in many of Will’s later theatrical works?
(a) Parenting
(b) Pregnancy
(c) Hard work
(d) Marriage

4. Chapter 3 begins with a discussion of…
(a) The dangers of traveling by road during Will’s day
(b) The type of clothes Will would have worn
(c) The typical rural English household
(d) The health challenges prevalent during Will’s time

5. What did Will apparently believe in as the “ultimate religion?”
(a) Protestantism
(b) Roman Catholicism
(c) Paganism
(d) Romantic love

Short Answer Questions

1. Which early farcical play written by Will was likely influenced by his studies in school?

2. In what country is Stratford located?

3. Who was the prominent and hunted Catholic leader that Will met during this time?

4. What suggestion is made in Chapter 4 regarding the representation of parenting in Will’s theatrical works?

5. What characteristic of Campion might have hindered Will’s future work in theater?

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