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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which statement best describes Dodge in Act 2?
2. Who is Shelly?
3. Which of the following statements best describes Dodge's condition?
4. What did Shelly do to Vince?
5. What does Shelly do when she sees Tilden coming in from the backyard?
Essay Topic 1
Shelly is another minor character in this story. Please discuss her role as a minor character. What purpose does her character serve in the whole story? Would the story still work without her presence? Support your answers with specific examples from the story.
Essay Topic 2
Alcohol plays a major part in the story. In this story, is alcohol the cause of all the troubles? Or is it the outlet of the characters after all the troubles they have had? Be sure to support your answer fully by using specific examples from the story.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of discrimination in this story as shown through Halie's beliefs. What purpose does it serve in the whole story? What does it say about Halie's character? How did it further the plot?
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