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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act II, when does David say that he stopped believing?
2. In Act II, who says that it's the man who's supposed to lead, not the woman?
3. Who mentions David leaving home?
4. In Act II, what does Luke call the baby the he and his wife lost?
5. Who leaves to look for David in Act II?
Essay Topic 1
In the last act, Margaret is upset at the loudness coming from the church. After telling her that she always told them to praise the Lord with fervor, Brother Boxer asks Margaret, "Where's all your fervor done gone to, Sister Margaret?" Fervor is another word for passion. Compare and contrast the ideas about passion for the church and passion for another person in "The Amen Corner."
Essay Topic 2
In speaking to Ida Jackson in the first act, Margaret says, "Maybe the Lord wants you to leave that man." Why do you think Margaret says this? Is she comparing Ida Jackson's situation to her own? Do you think Margaret is suggesting that God is making the baby sick to send a message? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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