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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lena call Boesman for what he does to the shelter?
2. What does Boesman say that the white man gave them in demolishing their village?
3. What does Lena tell Boesman that he will "know what it feels like"?
4. What does Lena beg Boesman to do in Act 2?
5. What does Boesman tell Lena about the empties in Act 2?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the changes in race relations in South Africa in the 1960s versus today. How have things changed? Is there still bigotry in this country?
Essay Topic 2
What other playwrights influenced Athol Fugard in the writing of Boesman and Lena? What genre of theater was this style?
Essay Topic 3
What emotions and frustrations lie behind Boesman's violence and abuse toward Lena? Cite where this explained in the text.
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