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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color is Anna's hair?
2. What did Chris tell Marthy that Anna's job was?
3. According to Marthy, what does Chris think of Anna?
4. What is Anna's reaction when she first sees Burke seated on the deck?
5. What is the stage direction for when Anna drinks her drink at the end of Act 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Chris's reaction to seeing Anna and Burke in conversation.
2. How does Larry while at the bar treat Chris?
3. Describe Burke's response to Anna's comments that she has changed.
4. What is Anna planning at the beginning of Act 4?
5. Why does Chris change his mind and tell Burke him and Anna should marry after all?
6. What is Anna's impression of the fog at the beginning of Act 2?
7. What is the setting of Act 1?
8. Describe Anna's response when Burke asks what work she does when she is not sailing with her father.
9. What does Burke boast about to Anna?
10. Describe Chris's appearance.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Chris not want Anna to marry Burke? What does he worry about if she marries a sailor? How does his own personal experience with marriage color his attitude about sea faring men and their wives?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the ways in which you see Anna acting as an independent woman who can take care of herself. What is her reaction when Chris and Burke begin ordering her around? Provide textual examples to support your viewpoint.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of man versus nature in Anna Christie. How does Burke describe his survival at sea? What stories does Chris share about men overcoming the challenges of the sea?
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