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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What time is it when Anna comes home from the Play?
2. Burton asks Anna about her job. She responds that she__________.
3. Anna attempts to explain her relationship with _________ to Pale.
4. Larry asks Anna and Burton when was the last time they saw________?
5. How does Pale respond to Larry's attempt to see how he is doing after vomiting?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Burton makes the statement that life is about getting too personal, taking what is personal and making it the truth.
Part 1: Why do you think Burton feels so strongly about getting too personal?
Part 2: How does one take something that is personal and make it a truth?
Part 3: Why do you think that one should write "burn this" on something that is personal that has become a truth?
Essay Topic 2
Larry walks in on New Year's Eve in a funk, saying that there are more suicides at a gay New Year's Eve party than all of Scandinavia.
Part 1: Why do you think Larry is in such a foul mood when he comes back to the loft?
Part 2: Why do you think that Larry is smoking again, though he wasn't before?
Part 3: Do you think Larry is a person who will find his happiness? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Anna points out that Burton's play is quite sad, but he thought the characters were having fun.
Part 1: Why do you think Burton and Anna have two different interpretations of the same text?
Part 2: Who is likely the person who is getting the meaning of the play right? Why?
Part 3: Do you think that Burton is upset with the fact that Anna doesn't have the same reaction to his play as he expected? Why or why not?
This section contains 341 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)