These questions regard last night’s episode 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. The episode’s title refers to Carrie’s metaphorical desire to fly off with Brody, Dana’s emotional flight from Brody, and Roya physically flying off … with Brody. It’s also what I thought that Nelly Furtado’s song “I’m Like a Bird” was called for a really, really long time. Using “I’m Like a Bird,” Lenny Kravitz’s “Fly Away,” and that Christian spiritual “I’ll Fly Away” sung by Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss on the Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack for reference, pick out one line from each lyric to apply to Carrie, Dana, and Abu Nazir, respectively. Read More