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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kaden call Wyler when he first meets him?
2. What does Mike think is a "colossal waste of time"?
3. What does the newsstand attendant show Wyler?
4. Where does Wyler track down Michael?
5. How many people were at the Four Seasons?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Plays are divided into acts and the acts into scenes. Why does a playwright divide the story this way? How is the addition or subtraction of scene a useful tool in playwriting? How do the divisions aid the audience/reader?
Essay Topic 2
The narrator is an important role, if only an unseen character, in a play. What role does the narrator have in this play? How is the narrator important? What information does the narrator have that the characters do not? What is the narrator able to tell the audience/reader that the characters cannot? How is this important to a viewing or reading of the play? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
There are several references to "As Bees In Honey Drown" throughout the play, including the title of this play. What does the saying mean? Does the saying take on different meanings in each reference? How does each character interpret this saying? What does this saying say about life in general outside of the play? Use specific examples in the response.
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