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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Michael dares Alan to call whom?
2. Harold and Michael talk about superficiality and _____________________.
3. Which of the men is the first to play the game?
4. Who does Hank phone in the game?
5. What is Harold doing as Act 2 begins?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the role of gay men in the 1960. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century gay men do not have?
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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