She Stoops to Conquer Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 166 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

She Stoops to Conquer Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 166 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Left behind as Hardcastle and Marlow go to the bedrooms, who does Hastings see?

2. What funny comment does Hardcastle make to the audience about the behavior of Marlow and Hastings?

3. What reaction does Marlow and Hastings have about the mansion they suppose is an inn?

4. How is the scene in the Three Pigeons a satire on sentimental comedy?

5. What does Tony urge his mother to tell Constance about the jewels?

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss the initial conversation between Hastings and Mrs. Hardcastle.

2. Describe how Tony sees his chance to get back at his stepfather when the landlord says there are two gentlemen looking for Hardcastle's house.

3. Explain the hilarity when Mrs. Hardcastle discovers that the jewels are not where she left them.

4. Why does Hastings insist that Constance continue the ruse that they are in an inn?

5. Tony has the landlord give the directions which no one could possibly follow. What fun do they have when Marlow asks for a room at the Three Pigeons?

6. How does the audience get a picture of Tony Lumpkin before he even enters the stage?

7. What is happening simultaneously as Tony runs in with the casket of jewels?

8. How do Marlow and Hastings treat Mr. Hardcastle at what they suppose is an inn?

9. After looking at the night's menu, what does Marlow do?

10. What is the news Mr. Hardcastle gives his daughter about her future?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The jewels are an important element in the story, although they are never seen. Using this example, write an essay about how valuables often become more important than people. Use Mrs. Hardcastle to show that her greed for keeping the jewels in her family was actually more important to her than Tony's happiness.

Essay Topic 2

Research the 18th century British carriages. Specifically look up the post or mail coach that is mentioned several times in the play. In your paper describe the carriages and the social implications in the culture of the times. Write about how these carriages were precursors of modern luxury means of transportation.

Essay Topic 3

Tony is unmoved by his mother's attempts to marry him off to Constance. He only has eyes for the barmaid Bet Bouncer. Marlow dislikes Kate when they first meet but falls hard for Kate as a barmaid. Using those examples, write an essay entitled Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder.

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