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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the tone of conversation at dinner?
2. Who does Bernard phone?
3. What question does Michael ask Alan?
4. Harold says that Michael hates _________________.
5. What do the men do after Harold opens his gifts?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a character study of Michael. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Michael?
Essay Topic 2
Michael's apartment almost becomes a character in the book because it plays such an important role in the story. Explain how an inanimate object can be a character in a story and how the house "interacted" with the "other" characters. Cite three examples to support your claim.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the significance of the play's title--THE BOYS IN THE BAND. Why did Crowley choose this title? Is there an understood message in the title? Or is the author just having fun with the reader?
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