The Recruiting Officer

A Play

  • Created by: Jenny
  • Created on: 11-05-12 09:58
Who wants to marry Silvia?
Captain Plume
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Why does Silvia pretend to be a man?
To keep her true love out of trouble
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Do Bullock and Rose portray the life and times of the play?
True
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when was the play written?
1704
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Who wrote the play?
George Farquhar
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how many years was theatre banned and by whom?
35 years Oliver Cromwell
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Is there similarities between 'The Recruiting Officer' and Shakespeare's 'Taming of the Shrew'?
True
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what is the period called when this play was written?
Restoration theatre
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Where was the first performance?
Theatre Royal in Dury Lane
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Where is the play set?
Shrewsbury
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What play features 'The Recruiting Officer'
Our country
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How many main characters are there?
14
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How many minor characters are there?
4 + extras(mob/servants/recruits)
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what do the names, Kite and Bullock symbolise?
Lower class portrayed as wildlife
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What does Lucy use to try and get a husband?
letters coppied in handwritting
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what does this quote from Plume mean? " have you made any use of your german doctor's habit"?
Kite disguise for recruiting
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What does plume do at the end of the play?
give his job to brazen
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"Costar" and "PearMain" are named after what?
Apples
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The name "Costar" was influenced from;
Costard, a name for fool
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Why does Silvia pretend to be a man?

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To keep her true love out of trouble

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Do Bullock and Rose portray the life and times of the play?

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Card 4

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when was the play written?

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Who wrote the play?

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well i personally feel that this is a very sducational quiz..slyvia tehe

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