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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Dodge remove from the table when he sent Vince to town?
(a) The letter from Father Dewis.
(b) The cooked corn that had been prepared.
(c) Carrots that were cleaned and ready to prepare for lunch.
(d) Money to buy a bottle of whiskey.
2. Who was a Catholic bride?
(a) Ansel's wife.
(b) Father Dewis's wife.
(c) Dodge's girfriend.
(d) Bradley's wife.
3. Where did Vince think Tilden was?
(d) New Mexico.
4. How was Vince treated when he got to the farm?
(a) Dodge greeted him with a loving hug.
(b) They had a "fatten calf" celebration.
(c) Halie cried in joy.
(d) No one knew him.
5. What does Tilden talk to Shelly about?
(a) The baby. The Little baby.
(b) Ansel's death.
(c) His time in jail.
(d) Bradley's accident.
Short Answer Questions
1. The children reflects what in this play?
2. Who was responsible for the secret in the backyard?
3. What does Shelly do when she sees Tilden coming in from the backyard?
4. How many sons do Halie and Dodge have?
5. What character stayed on stage during the first two acts of the play?
Short Essay Questions
1. Was there any indication that Tilden resentful or unfriendly towards Shelly?
2. Was it easy for Vince to connect with his family when he came for a visit?
3. Where is Halie in Act 2?
4. What could Tilden have meant when he was talking about having no hymn for the baby's disappearance?
5. What are the efforts Vince did to make hoping his father and grandfather would recognize him?
6. Who is Vince's father?
7. Was there anything that possibly indicated Tilden's recognition of Vince?
8. What is an indication that Vince was upset over the fact that he was not recognized by his father and grandfather?
9. What could have Tilden meant when he remarked that he saw a face within Vince's face?
10. What is Shelly's attitude and behavior throughout the visit?
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