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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. How does Jerry want to change the character of Kane, which would also put Broadway audiences in Oscar's hands?
2. What do witnesses confirm about the site of the drowning?
3. What does J. Harret Ruth share with Senator Orney Bilk?
4. In the morning, how does Christina find Oscar?
5. Why is Christina shocked that Oscar would waste time reading his play to this person?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Father uses religion in a court case?
2. Why is Lily's father unable to collect his son's insurance money?
3. What might happen regarding the legal bills brought about from Oscars suit? Why is this?
4. What are Lily, Harry, and Oscar watching?
5. Why does Oscar want Christina to see the television?
6. How does Christina react when a real estate woman shows up at the house?
7. What are the connections between the play and the movie?
8. What does Oscar learn about Basie?
9. In what ways is the lower court correct? In what ways is Oscar correct?
10. Why do Christina and Lily find Oscar staring blankly in the library?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A recurring theme is black vs. Jew.
Part 1) Why does the author make this a theme?
Part 2) How does this theme affect the relationships of the characters of varying ethnicity?
Part 3) Are you surprised about this theme in a contemporary story? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The family myth is destroyed.
Part 1) What is the family myth? How is it destroyed? How are the various characters affected by this?
Part 2) How different would the story have been if this myth had been discovered earlier in the story?
Part 3) How has this discover affected you as the reader? Why?
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