The Balcony Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who else is preparing to play specific roles?

2. How has the whorehouse taught her well?

3. Why does Georgette leave?

4. Who appears and shouts?

5. What does Chantal say she will be doing when she sings for the crowd?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Chantal was once a prostitute at the whorehouse.

Part 1) Why is she no longer working there?

Part 2) Is she successful at what she is doing now? Why or why not?

Part 3) How does she act as a symbol?

Part 4) What is her fate? What is the purpose of this?

Essay Topic 2

The clients of the whorehouse are known as visitors.

Part 1) Why might be the reason for them being called visitors? Who are the clients the reader meets?

Part 2) Why might the author have created the characters the way he did?

Part 3) What are their fantasies? Why do they have these fantasies?

Essay Topic 3

There is one central theme of the play.

Part 1) What is this theme? How is this theme first realized in the play?

Part 2) What are two events later in the play that reinforce this theme? How are the characters in the play affected by this theme?

Part 3) Do you believe this theme to be true in real life? Why or why not?

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