Bus Stop Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of alcohol does Dr. Lyman ask for?

2. What time of day is it as the play opens?

3. Which of the following is an accurate description of Elma?

4. Which of the following characters is a waitress?

5. Which of the following is the best adjective to describe the restaurant in this play?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Bo feel after he apologizes to Cherie and what does Virgil do to try and help?

2. What were Grace and Carl doing at the beginning of Act 3?

3. Why does Cherie get annoyed when Bo talks to her trying to tell her that he has a tender side?

4. Why does Cherie's resistance astound Bo?

5. What are Grace and Elma predicting will happen to the cafe and why do they think that way?

6. Describe the character of Cherie including how she presents herself and where she is from.

7. What does Virgil ask Grace after the bus leaves?

8. How does Cherie feel about her current situation with Bo and what conclusion does she come to about marriage?

9. Why does Will tell Bo that Cherie doesn't love him?

10. What does Bo ask Cherie before he heads out to the bus and what is her response?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which of the characters in the novel seem to demonstrate a relationship without possibilities? Why don't possibilities seem to exist with those characters you have identified? What changes occurred throughout the novel in these relationships to further separate them?

Essay Topic 2

In what ways does Bo further alienate Cherie? Does he intend for his actions to be interpreted this way? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Cherie tells the group that she was abducted by Bo. Do you think this is an accurate description? Why or why not? Do you think the other characters in the play's actions are realistic based on Cherie's accusation? Why or why not?

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