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She Stoops to Conquer Teaching Unit
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- Discuss the humor in this play, where it occurs, and what gives rise to it.
- Dr. Johnson defined satire as a literary form “in which wickedness or folly is censured.” Relate Johnson’s definition of satire to the play by identifying what the targets of satire are in She Stoops to Conquer.
- Discuss the examples of irony you can identify in this play.
- Write a brief character sketch for each of the following: Kate, Constance, Hastings, Young Marlow, Tony Lumpkin, and Mr. and Mrs. Hardcastle.
- In regard to barmaids, how does Marlow show himself to be an honorable opportunist?
- What view of the lower classes is represented in this play? What picture do we get of the upper class?
- In what ways are the sentimental comedies a reaction to the Restoration comedy of manners that came before them?
- In what ways are comedies of manners, such as Goldsmith’s, a reaction to the sentimental comedies?
- Explain the differences between high comedy and farce.
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A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.