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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Morris Kaden work?
2. What is the name of the young violinist?
3. Who is Alexa talking to in Act 2, Scene 1?
4. How much is the outstanding bill Alexa leaves at the hotel?
5. Who does Wyler ask Kaden about in Act 2, Scene 2?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Wyler and Alexa take on the roles of protagonist and antagonist, respectively. Compare and contrast these two characters. How are they drawn to each other? How do they complement each other? What makes them a unique or unexpected pair? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
Love is also an underlying theme in the play. How is love portrayed in the play? What characters experience love? What characters lack love? How does love or the lack thereof influence the play's storyline? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
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