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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Halie treat Dodge?
(a) Joy overflows their relationship.
(b) She retreats from him, hiding upstairs.
(c) She is faithful to her vows.
(d) She talk continuously about her beloved.

2. Who was in New Mexico?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Dodge.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Father Dewis.

3. What set off this family toward disaster?
(a) Dodge's trust for his wife.
(b) The mismatch between Dodge and Halie.
(c) Father Dewis' devotion to Dodge.
(d) Halie's devotion to her children.

4. Who tried to present themselves as the one in charge of the family, but was ignored by everyone?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Halie.
(d) Father Dewis.

5. Who spent time in jail?
(a) Dodge.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Father Dewis.
(d) Tilden.

6. Who hid under a blanket when they wanted to shut out the world?
(a) Dodge
(b) Vince
(c) Halie
(d) Tilden

7. What does Tilden continue to bring in from the backyard?
(a) Garden tools.
(b) Soil for house plants.
(c) Vegetables.
(d) Flowers for Halie.

8. Who owned this farm?
(a) Ansel, because he spent his life preparing the land to harvest.
(b) Tilden, because he had a vegetable garden.
(c) Dodge, he was the father and husband.
(d) Bradley, since he repesented ordor to this family.

9. Who cut off Dodge's hair?
(a) Father Drewis.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Halie.
(d) Bradley.

10. Who does Halie tell Dodge they have to take care of?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Father Dewis.
(d) The Baby.

11. Who's life is centered on a couch, television, and a bottle?
(a) Father Dewis.
(b) Ansel.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Dodge.

12. Who are having an adulterous affair in the play?
(a) Halie and Tilden.
(b) Halie and and Dodge.
(c) Halie and Father Drewis.
(d) Halie and Bradley.

13. Why does Sam Shephard write about this type of family?
(a) It is dysfunctonial like his own family.
(b) Enjoys sharing gardening tips.
(c) This family shows how to support your family members when they are in pain.
(d) He enjoys revealing the victory of his family members.

14. Who did Halie say this about? "I had no idea he would be that much trouble".
(a) Bradley.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Father Dewis.
(d) Dodge.

15. Who has a wooden leg?
(a) Tilden
(b) Father Dewis
(c) Ansel
(d) Bradley

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Bradley go, only to return emotionally broken?

2. Who is Ansel?

3. Who taunted Halie about " the breeder-man teaching her a thing or two"?

4. What event resulted because of the disintegration of this family structure?

5. Who is described as a drunken, ill, argumentative old man?

(see the answer keys)

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