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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Sam doing as Act 2, Scene 3 opens?
2. What do Delia and Angel do for a long moment?
3. Where does Leland shoot Sam?
4. To what city is Guy headed?
5. How much time has passed since the last scene?
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Sam. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Grief takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY is set in the 1930s during the time of the Great Depression in America. What impact did this factor have on the author? What impact did this factor have on the characters? Explain.
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