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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Larry wearing when he next comes into the room, causing Pale to ask if he is doing a striptease?



2. What is the profession of Burton, a friend of Larry and Anna's during the play?



3. Robbie did not have much, as his focus was on ____________, Anna, and Dominic, according to Anna.



4. On this card, there can not be anything _____________ as not everyone celebrates Christmas in the same way.



5. Who is described as being well-built and sexy in his mid-thirties and is wearing a nice suit?



Short Essay Questions

1. What did Larry give to Pale when Larry stopped by the bar earlier?



2. What does Anna have to say about her work when Burton asks her some questions about her life?



3. What does Larry remind Burton about the money that Burton receives for the scripts he writers?



4. When Anna asks Pale how he could marry someone he felt nothing for, how does he respond?



5. What does Anna think they should do with Robbie's mail when Larry asks her what they should do with his mail?



6. What happened between the man and Burton that Burton encountered when he was walking home drunk at the age of 20?



7. Why does Pale decide to take off his shoes when in Anna's apartment a month after Robbie's death?



8. What are some of the things that Larry reveals he was told not to put on the Chrysler Christmas card he is designing?



9. Why is Anna surprised to see Pale come to her loft after the death of Robbie?



10. Describe the characters of Burton and Anna when the second act of the play begins?



Essay Topics

Pale is an interesting character in the play, one that shakes up the world of not only Anna, but of Larry and Burton as well.

Part 1: Why do you think Pale was a character who was necessary in this play? What purpose does he serve?

Part 2: Why do you think Anna is drawn to Pale and to his odd mannerisms and personality?

Part 3: Do you think Pale is a character who can be trusted by Anna? Why or why not?

Anna points out that she has been working nonstop lately, as though she has so much creative work to do, choreography, etc.

Part 1: Why do you think Anna is working nonstop? What might be driving her to do so?

Part 2: Why do you think a person can suddenly have a fit of creative inspiration? Do you think this is realistic?

Part 3: What other explanations might there be for Anna's sudden time away from others?

Part of the pain that Anna feels is due to the fact that Robbie's family didn't know anything about his sexuality.

Part 1: Why do you think Robbie's family didn't know about his sexuality?

Part 2: Why do you think this revelation affects Anna in the way that it does?

Part 3: Do you think Robbie's family actually knew the truth? Why or why not?

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