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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Ann at the beginning of Act 3?
2. According to Joe, what happens to Chris if you overcharge someone two cents?
3. According to Jim, what is the star that every man has?
4. To what food does Jim compare his patients?
5. When does George plan to leave with Ann?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Joe Keller is a tragic figure because he wants to achieve one thing and succeeds in achieving its opposite. Write an essay on this topic, examining his intentions and what they ultimately yield. Cite specific examples from the text to corroborate your points. Is failing to get what you want always a tragic thing?
Essay Topic 2
Arthur Miller is known for his assertion that the everyday carries with it the seeds of drama. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the first act of All My Sons. Write an essay examining the small talk of this act and the revelations about the neighbors that come later, citing three specific examples of each.
Essay Topic 3
Kate Keller's conception of the war is presented in the play as a great disordering of arrangements. Write an essay on Kate's struggle against this disordering, using Larry's engagement to Ann and George Deever's infatuation with Lydia as a framing device for the essay.
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