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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. What does the Superintendent tell the reporter is "is the backbone of every civilized nation?"
2. What does the Superintendent refer to as the Maniac's "techniques?"
3. What piece of evidence does the Maniac say proves that the officer tried to save the Anarchist?
4. What does the Maniac tell Sports Jacket he's done when he slaps him on the back?
5. Who remarks to the reporter, "Oh, we often call for stretchers, just in case, because you never know . . . and sometimes we hit it at just the right minute, as you see?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the journalist remark regarding the situation with the bomb which Bertozzo relayed?
2. What does the Maniac say to the journalist about scandal?
3. What does the journalist ask Bertozzo about the bomb when he enters? What is his reply?
4. What is the Maniac's costume comprised of in Act 2?
5. What evidence does the journalist produce regarding the Anarchist's jump?
6. What does the Maniac ask regarding the window during the Anarchist's interrogation? What is the reply?
7. What does the journalist suggest regarding the Anarchist's alibi?
8. What does the Maniac re-costume himself as before the reporter arrives? What do the others say?
9. What does the Maniac joke about regarding the "laughter" in the interrogation with the Anarchist?
10. What does Bertozzo slip out regarding the bomb to the journalist? What do the others do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the Actions and Objectives in Act 2 between the Maniac and the police officers. What does each want? How do they go about achieving their objectives?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the character of the Maniac with that of the police officers. How is he different? What similarities do they have?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss "Class Oppression" as a theme in Accidental Death of an Anarchist. How is this theme exemplified in the play? Where is this topic presented and argued? By whom?
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