These questions regard the second season premiere of Showtime’s Homeland. Please answer the prompts with specific examples from SUNDAY’S EPISODE, though supplementary material will be accepted as a secondary source. Please write legibly. No. 2 pencils only. You have an hour to finish this test. See below for questions and sample responses.
1. Imagine Coleridge and Wordsworth were reanimated to watch an episode of Homeland. For the sake of argument, let’s say that they also have the same amount of knowledge about the modern world and its government infrastructures (not to mention cars, light bulbs, etc.) as you do. Walk the two men who came up with the term “Suspension of Disbelief” through last night’s episode, and explain to them how we’ve bastardized their literary idea to apply to almost every scenario in the show. Be specific. Read More