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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What toast does Anna make that Burke drinks to in the last scene of the play?
2. When Chris takes off his coat and lets it drop on the floor, what does Anna discover in the pocket?
3. What does Chris attack Burke with?
4. What job did Chris get on a steamer that sets sail the next day?
5. What does Anna say she will have ready for them when they return from sea?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Anna's childhood and life in St. Paul. What led her to run away and eventually become a prostitute? What are her feelings about men in general before she meets Burke?
Essay Topic 2
Does it seem believable that Burke concluded that he wanted to marry Anna after such a short acquaintance? How does a romantic vision fuel his decision? Do you think he knows Anna well enough to determine the kind of person she is? Why or why not?
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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