American Buffalo Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Teach say about the way he looks when he sees his reflection in the shop window?

2. What does Teach use to wreck the shop?

3. At the end of the play, who believes the world is made up of lies, and there is no friendship?

4. What does Don ask Teach to go and get after he has been hit?

5. What are Don and Teach arguing about regarding the possibility of finding a safe in the coin collector's house?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss how nicknames are used in the play. What is the significance of Bob calling Don "Donny" at the end of Act II? Is Teach's nickname appropriate for him? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Bob as a character who ultimately brings out the best in Don. How has Bob shown kindness toward Don? What does Don say to Bob at the end of the play that reflects the best side of his nature?

Essay Topic 3

Describe several instances of the way humor is used in American Buffalo. Does David Mamet use humor effectively? Why or why not?

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