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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Oscar wonders how Kevin can describe his scar, what does Lily reveal?
2. Why is Christina upset with reporters?
3. What has John Israel done?
4. What does Pai say about Oscar seeking substantial monetary damages?
5. Why does Oscar say his play has never been performed?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Oscar demand a subpoena of Kiester's records?
2. What might happen regarding the legal bills brought about from Oscars suit? Why is this?
3. What construction is taking place?
4. How does Oscar explain his accident?
5. What connection is made between Lily and the law clerk?
6. What takes place in Scene 2 of Oscar's play?
7. How are Harry and Oscar's situations with their fathers similar?
8. How does Christina react when a real estate woman shows up at the house?
9. How does Oscar explain Israel's purpose in the play?
10. What does Christina do about Oscar's legal bills? Why does she do this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Oscar and Christina are siblings.
Part 1) Describe their relationship.
Part 2) Describe their similarities and differences. Explain why they have these similarities and differences.
Part 3) Compare and contrast their relationship with one another to their relationships with others.
Essay Topic 2
Oscar is involved in a car accident.
Part 1) How is he in a car accident? How does this accident act as a catalyst?
Part 2) How does his accident affect the decision he makes? Are they good decisions? Why or why not?
Part 3) What is the ultimate outcome in Oscar's life because of this accident? Why was this accident so important?
Essay Topic 3
Part 1) What stress does Lily have in her life? Why does she snap?
Part 2) How do others deal with her at this point? Why? What is the connection with her snapping to what is going on in the story?
Part 3) What does this reveal about Lily's personality? What are your thoughts and opinion of Lily? Explain.
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