As Bees in Honey Drown Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Douglas Carter Beane
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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 is the photographer's subject's real first name?

2. What is missing from the recording studio?

3. Where does Act 2, Scene 2 begin?

4. What clothing does the subject want to take the picture in?

5. What does Alexa want Wyler to write?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Alexa think Wyler is pursuing her after she conned him?

2. How does Alexa react to Wyler writing in a composition book?

3. What does Alexa offer Wyler since he is not writing?

4. What does the photographer think of Wyler as he is taking his picture?

5. What prompts Wyler to start writing in Act 2, Scene 9?

6. Why do Alexa's victims not stop her from scamming someone else?

7. Why do Kaden and Illya call Wyler in Act 2, Scene 6?

8. Describe how Alexa tells Wyler deals happen and "culture is maintained."

9. Who is Swen?

10. Why does writing not come easily to Wyler?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The climax of the play occurs when Skunk attacks Wyler outside of the newsstand. Why does Skunk attach Wyler? How is this event the climax of the play? What occurs after Skunk attacks Wyler? What events does this attack put into motion? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

Essay Topic 2

There are various genres of plays. Identify the genre of "As Bees In Honey Drown." Support the genre chosen with specific examples from the text. Could the play fit into more than one genre? How?

Essay Topic 3

There are several references to the role and job of the writer in the play. According to the characters in the play, what is the role of the writer? According to the playwright, what is the role of the writer? Are these viewpoints similar or different? Why is the writer important or not important? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

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