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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. When does Big Daddy say that Brick began to drink?
3. What was Big Daddy's first job at the plantation?
4. For what is the other thing Big Daddy has respect?
5. Big Daddy bristles at the talk of ___________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define mendacity. How does Brick define it in his life? How does Big Daddy define it in his?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the symbolism of fatal illnesses related to deception for both Big Daddy and Brick. How does deception serve as a tool for one and a destroyer for the other?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Brick exhibit such indifference toward Maggie? Why does he want to hurt her when he knows that withholding affection is as debilitating as a physical wound to someone like Maggie?
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