Shakespeare Stealer Ch 27 (The End)!!!!

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Shakespeare Stealer Ch 27 (The End)!!!! - Quiz

The Shakespeare Stealer is a 1998 historical fiction novel by Gary Blackwood. The novel recounts the story of Widge, an orphan whose master sends him to steal Hamlet from The Lord Chamberlain's Men. You have already done reading the book, this quiz below is designed to help you review chapter 27. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why did the constable let Widge and Mr. Armin go? 

  • 2. 

    What was the reaction of the writer, Mr. Shakespeare, to Widge’s secret way ofcoming to the Globe and becoming a prentice? 

  • 3. 

    What had Mr. Armin taught his students in fencing class never to do?

    • A.

      Face an opponent

    • B.

      Retreat from an opponent

    • C.

      Stab an opponent

    • D.

      Advance on an opponent

    Correct Answer
    B. Retreat from an opponent
    Explanation
    Mr. Armin taught his students in fencing class never to retreat from an opponent. This suggests that retreating is considered a disadvantageous move in fencing. It is likely that Mr. Armin emphasized the importance of maintaining a strong and assertive stance while facing an opponent, rather than backing away or showing signs of weakness. By teaching his students not to retreat, Mr. Armin aimed to instill in them the mindset of being proactive and taking control of the fencing match.

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  • 4. 

    How was Mr. Armin not heeding his own advice?

    • A.

      He was in almost constant advance before Falconer's attack

    • B.

      He was facing Falconer before Falconer's attack

    • C.

      He was fencing before Falconer's attack

    • D.

      He was in almost constant retreat before Falconer's attack

    Correct Answer
    D. He was in almost constant retreat before Falconer's attack
  • 5. 

    What happened to Falconer? 

    • A.

      Falconer stabs Mr. Armin.

    • B.

      Falconer is stabbed in the stomach

    • C.

      Falconer is stabbed in the shoulder

    • D.

      Falconer retreats

    Correct Answer
    B. Falconer is stabbed in the stomach
    Explanation
    Falconer is stabbed in the stomach. This means that someone attacked Falconer and inflicted a wound in their abdominal area. The severity of the injury is not specified, but it suggests that Falconer was physically harmed during the incident.

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  • 6. 

    Who is behind the Falconer mask? 

    Correct Answer
    Simon Bass
    Mr. Bass
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Simon Bass or Mr. Bass. This suggests that the person behind the Falconer mask could be either Simon Bass or someone referred to as Mr. Bass.

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  • 7. 

    How had Mr. Armin come to know Simon Bass? 

    • A.

      He was hired to steal a play as well

    • B.

      They were in a company together

    • C.

      They went to school together

    • D.

      They grew up in the same town

    Correct Answer
    B. They were in a company together
    Explanation
    Mr. Armin came to know Simon Bass because they were in a company together. This suggests that they both worked for the same company and likely interacted with each other during their time there.

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  • 8. 

    Widge is offered a role as an actor in the company. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Widge being offered a role as an actor in the company is a true statement. This implies that the company is interested in hiring Widge as an actor, indicating that Widge has the opportunity to work in the company in an acting capacity.

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  • 9. 

    How was the theater in France different from the theater in England? 

    • A.

      Women can own a company of actors

    • B.

      There are no female parts in any plays

    • C.

      Women are not allowed to go to the theater

    • D.

      Women are allowed to act

    Correct Answer
    A. Women can own a company of actors
    Explanation
    In France, women had the opportunity to own a company of actors, which means they could have control and leadership roles within the theater industry. This was different from England, where women were not allowed to own companies of actors. This difference in gender roles and opportunities for women in the theater industry set France apart from England.

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  • 10. 

    What 3 words had Widge dropped from his vocabulary? (choose three)

    • A.

      Ken

    • B.

      Wis

    • C.

      Yes

    • D.

      Tis

    • E.

      Shall

    • F.

      Aye

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ken
    B. Wis
    F. Aye
    Explanation
    Widge had dropped the words "ken," "wis," and "aye" from his vocabulary. These words are all old-fashioned or dialectal terms that are not commonly used in modern English. "Ken" means to know or understand, "wis" means to know or be aware of, and "aye" means yes. By dropping these words, Widge is likely choosing to use more modern and widely understood terms in his speech.

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