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 example responses.1. The first season repeatedly suggested that Carrie’s mental illness is part of what made her a good CIA agent. But Carrie’s gleeful smile in her last scene in the season premiere seems to flip that around: is being a good CIA agent being portrayed here as good for her mental health? Or is it just that it is giving her a sense of purpose that gardening and teaching English couldn’t? Read More
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