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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 second job at the plantation?
2. Who does Big Daddy accuse of being mendacious?
3. Big Daddy tells Big Mama that she is no longer in charge of the plantation because ________________________.
4. What do the household staff members bring into the room?
5. Big Daddy says he is not about to release the plantation to whom?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the taboo of homosexuality in the 1950s, especially as it related to popular athletes like Brick and Skipper.
Essay Topic 2
Why have Gooper and Mae foregone their normal hiatus to the Great Smoky Mountains this year? Why do they think it is a critical time for them to spend time at the Pollitt plantation?
Essay Topic 3
What self-destructive behavior does Brick exhibit? How do Gooper and Mae plan to use Brick's behavior to their own advantage?
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