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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On how much money does Joe claim that he could live if he didn't have a family?
2. How many children does Lydia have?
3. By what does Kate grab Ann while they argue about Larry's death?
4. Where does Chris leave the car that he drove around?
5. What animal does Chris say this town is full of?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Two characters that never actually appear onstage are central drivers of action in All My Sons. Write an essay on the effect that these two characters have on the plot of the play, citing conversations that other characters have regarding them.
Essay Topic 3
Chris Keller is a surrogate for Arthur Miller in this play, since his idealism and world view reflect the message of Miller's play. His debates with Joe are Miller's debates with the world. Write an essay on the topic of Chris as a surrogate for the playwright, citing three messages Miller intends to get across and how Chris projects them.
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