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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who cries in Act II?
2. Who is the "funny, fast-talking, fiery" person mentioned in Act II?
3. When Margaret was delivering their baby, where was Luke?
4. In talking about the events that occurred ten years ago, Luke says that they were cursed for what reason?
5. In Act II, when does David say that he stopped believing?
Essay Topic 1
Many of the characters undergo change during "The Amen Corner." Yet Odessa stays consistent in her devotion to her sister and the church. Can you name another character who remains consistent in words and actions throughout the play? Cite examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Much is made about David following in his father's footsteps as they both want music as their career. Do you think that David will end up like his father? Why or why not? Support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
Luke's bedroom is dark throughout the play, except for the one time that Luke asks his son to lift the shade. Even before Luke arrives, the beginning narrative of Act I states that Luke's bedroom is "a small, dark room." Are the light and dark symbolic?
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