Think carefully about what each quote might infer about the character and choose the most appropriate answer in the context of the play “An Enemy of The People”.
1. “I should like best to be a Viking.”(Morten, Dr. Stockman’s son)
A. Infers that Morten is cruel and a bully at school
B. Infers that Morten has a sense of adventure and his own native history
C. Infers that Morten lacks self confidence and is unsure of himself
D. Infers the Morten is a “Momma’s boy.
2. “The burden on the poor rates has been lightened, to the great relief of the propertied classes; and that relief will be even greater if only we get a really good summer this year, and lots of visitors– plenty of invalids, who will make the Baths talked about.”(Peter Stockman)
A. Peter is genuinely concerned about all the people in the community
B. Peter is only concerned with the poorer classes and is not interested in the welfare of the upper classes
C. Peter is only concerned with the welfare of the invalids and how quickly they can be healed
D. Peter is only concerned with the upper classes and his own pocketbook