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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's the last character to speak in Act II?
3. What character brings up the costs of operating a church during Act II?
4. What is on the record album that David is playing?
5. According to Luke, when did Margaret "find the Lord"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
In Act III, Margaret mentions carrying slops and scrubbing floors in asking "is that what I been slaving for all these long, hard years." Discuss the role of poverty in "The Amen Corner."
Essay Topic 3
Hymns are used throughout "The Amen Corner." When the church elders begin plans to remove Margaret from the pulpit, Sister Moore sings "You can run on for a long time, I tell you the great God Almighty gonna cut you down." Discuss the role of music in "The Amen Corner."
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