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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Leontes that Florizel runs off with the daughter of a shepherd?
2. How many men show up, dressed like animals, to perform a dance at the festival?
3. Whose son is mentioned in Time's speech?
4. An old shepherd enters the scene, complaining that ______ chased away two of his sheep.
5. Where does Time say the setting of the play is now?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using examples from the play, answer the following question: What genre of play is "The Winter's Tale"?
Essay Topic 2
What role does love play in the story? What does love cause to happen? Cite specific examples from the story to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Is Hermione's action, pretending to be dead for so many years, a justifiable reaction to Leontes treatment of her? Why or why not? Cite specific examples from the play to support your answer.
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