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Salomé

Oscar Wilde

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Herod offers Salomé a flock of what birds in place of Jokanaan's head?

Salomé is not only Herod's step-daughter but also his what?

What authorizes Jokanaan's execution?

Who does not believe in omens, miracles, and "symbolism"?

What lights Salomé at the very end of the play?

Who is warned against looking at Salomé?

What part of Jokanaan does Salomé not praise?

To whom was Herodias first married?

Why can Caesar not come to Judaea?

Which of the following jewels does Herod not offer Salomé in place of Jokanaan's head?

What is the name of the young Roman in Herod's court?

Salomé's feet are continually compared to what?

When do Herod and Herodias come on the scene?

What color is Jokanaan's hair?

How does Salomé die?

Which of Messiahs' miracles does Herod forbid?

The Page compares the moon to what?

Herod compares the moon to what?

Who hears the angel of death that Jokanaan envisions?

According to Tigellinus, who are the "perfectly ridiculous" Romans who commit suicide?

What is Herod's title?

What has Herod stolen from the temple?

What is the Young Syrian's title?

Which of the following nineteenth-century authors did not write an adaptation of Salomé?

Where was Salomé written?

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