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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Big Daddy's first job at the plantation?
2. What does Big Daddy withhold from Brick?
3. What does Big Daddy think about the state of his health?
4. What were the rumors about Brick and Skipper?
5. How old was Big Daddy when he started to work on the plantation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain why the family decides to not tell Big Daddy about the gravity of his illness. Are they really trying to spare him the pain of a terminal diagnosis? Or do they fear his response?
Essay Topic 2
What self-destructive behavior does Brick exhibit? How do Gooper and Mae plan to use Brick's behavior to their own advantage?
Essay Topic 3
Define mendacity. How does Brick define it in his life? How does Big Daddy define it in his?
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