The Birthday Party Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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 is the first person to come downstairs in Act 3, Part 1?

2. What is the name of the game the party guests play?

3. What does McCann tell Goldberg he won't do again near the end of Act 3, Part 1?

4. What does Meg do when she hears someone coming downstairs in Act 3, Part 1?

5. What does Goldberg do when Meg asks him if he is going out in a car?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the role of sexual tension in the play. What might be the author's purpose for creating this tension?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the symbolism of the broken drum in the play. In what way might it have represented Stanley's emotional state?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the role of delusion in the play. In what way did the characters create their own sense of delusion in the play?

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