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Which French Revolutionary Woman Are You?

You may be pretty revolutionary now, but what about in France, 1793? Take this quiz to find out what character you would be from The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson, playing at MOXIE Theatre from May 25-June 25! Get your tickets for this irreverent comedy at www.moxietheatre.com/shows/therevolutionists/

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  1. Are you a bad ass?

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    Have you read my work?
    Have you read my work?
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    Duh.
    Duh.
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    Is this even a question?
    Is this even a question?
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    Yes. No. Maybe...?
    Yes. No. Maybe...?
  2. What do you consider the world's greatest tragedy?

    It brings tears to my eyes just thinking about it ...

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    Slave Trade
    Via H.M.S. ‘Undine’.” The Graphic, June 7, 1884. Photo: National Maritime Museum.
    Slave Trade
    Via H.M.S. ‘Undine’.” The Graphic, June 7, 1884. Photo: National Maritime Museum.
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    A Poor Public Image
    Via The Austrian/Ostrich Hen. Caricature of Marie Antoinette, c. 1791. (
    A Poor Public Image
    Via The Austrian/Ostrich Hen. Caricature of Marie Antoinette, c. 1791. (
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    Gender Inequality
    Via Bridgeman-Giraudon / Art Resource, NY
    Gender Inequality
    Via Bridgeman-Giraudon / Art Resource, NY
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    Extremist Insanity
    Extremist Insanity
  3. What is a play that starts out as a comedy but ends as a drama?

    And no, you theatre buffs, the answer is NOT a "tragicomedy."

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    Confusing
    Confusing
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    Foreplay
    Foreplay
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    A tramedy. Or a bad modernist dream, I can't decide.
    Via Jack Pezanosky, age 4.
    A tramedy. Or a bad modernist dream, I can't decide.
    Via Jack Pezanosky, age 4.
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    Life
    Life
  4. Weapon of choice?

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    A quill
    A quill
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    A ribbon
    A ribbon
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    A knife
    A knife
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    A sash
    A sash
  5. What's your relationship status?

    Love at first sight or divorce and decapitation?

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    Passionately married. Or widowed by the revolution. It's hard to tell at this point.
    Passionately married. Or widowed by the revolution. It's hard to tell at this point.
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    No I don't suffer from a short temper due to unrequited love, geez. Why do people keep asking that ...
    No I don't suffer from a short temper due to unrequited love, geez. Why do people keep asking that ...
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    Widowed by decapitation. He may have been lumpy, but he had his good moments.
    Via By Prieur "Marie Antoinette at The Temple".
    Widowed by decapitation. He may have been lumpy, but he had his good moments.
    Via By Prieur "Marie Antoinette at The Temple".
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    Married once. Never again.
    Married once. Never again.
  6. The King was murdered. Truth be told, a lot of people were murdered. And YOU know the man responsible. And you don't like him. What do you do?

    Justice comes in many forms ...

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    Demand a rewrite of history to redeem your royally soiled name.
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    Take advantage of the crumbling government and lobby for freedom using your superior logic and moral high ground.
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    Write a historical play about the events leading up the former King's execution in the form of a tramedy.
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    Murder the murderer in the bathtub. *stab stab*
  7. What are your famous last words?

    The crowd is below you. The blade is above you. You have 5 seconds to immortalize your fate. What do you say?

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    "Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't mean to..."
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    "Revolution is for ALL!"
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    "Children of France, avenge my death!"
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    "I killed one man to save on hundred thousand!"
  8. Someone writes a play based on your life. What is it called?

    Be honest. You want one.

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    "The Young Assassin or Stabbing! The Musical"
    "The Young Assassin or Stabbing! The Musical"
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    "The Declaration of Caribbean Independence" (No puppets please.)
    "The Declaration of Caribbean Independence" (No puppets please.)
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    "France Saved: or A Tyrant Dethroned"
    "France Saved: or A Tyrant Dethroned"
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    "She's Innocent! or The Lovely Queen or Braveheart" (It's all about rebranding.)
    "She's Innocent! or The Lovely Queen or Braveheart" (It's all about rebranding.)
  9. Well they caught you. You knew they would eventually. What was your charge?

    Just because you're a criminal, doesn't mean you were wrong.

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    Witchcraft and 1st Degree Homicide
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    Being queen, treason against the former king, conspiring with enemies of the state, sexual lewdness, embezzlement, and the Oedipal crime. (But I think the court should be charged with making false accusations.)
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    Rebellion.
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    Treason by consistent and aggressive theatrical actions.
  10. What is your best feature?

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    My creativity
    My creativity
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    My hair
    My hair
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    My righteousness
    My righteousness
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    My fearlessness
    My fearlessness
  11. Liberté, Egalité, Sororité?

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    Sororité
    Sororité
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    Liberté
    Liberté
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    Egalité
    Egalité
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    I prefer sweets.
    I prefer sweets.
  12. Did you win?

    You may be dead, but you're not out.

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    Hell yea. 1804, baby.
    Hell yea. 1804, baby.
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    A revolution or "instance of revolving" leaves one in the same position that one began. So in a sense, yes ... and no.
    A revolution or "instance of revolving" leaves one in the same position that one began. So in a sense, yes ... and no.
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    Not yet. You'd think so, but no.
    Not yet. You'd think so, but no.
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    Yes. I had one objective and I accomplished it.
    Yes. I had one objective and I accomplished it.
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