|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why didn't the Sergeant find Shadow's body in the room?
2. In Act 2, how does Miriamne entice Mio to stay?
3. Who picks up Trock's dropped gun?
4. In Act 1, Scene 3, who has Mio come to visit?
5. Why does Mio retract his murder threat?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the significance of justice in the drama? How does the quest for justice motivate the characters? What differing opinions exist among the character about the nature of justice? What role does justice play in the final outcome of the drama?
Essay Topic 2
Describe how radical behavior among the characters (radicalism) is used to express the themes of the play. What is the rationale behind the radical behavior exhibited by some characters? How might Anderson's personal experiences have affected his characters' acceptance of radicalism?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the personal philosophies presented in the play. How do these personal philosophies evolve and what factors affect their development? Discuss the struggle between the personal philosophies of the characters and their abilities to uphold these beliefs.
This section contains 255 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)