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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. ___________ believes Sarah could go to college and get a better job if she wanted to.
(c) Mrs. Norman.
(d) Mr. Franklin.
2. James begins to realize that Sarah may not be able to __________ or she might not understand what it means.
3. What is James trying to do when he runs into Mr. Franklin after fighting with Sarah?
(a) Write his resignation letter.
(b) Teach another student.
(c) Run away from her.
(d) Chase after her.
4. James: "In the beginning, there was __________ and out of that silence there could come only one thing: Speech."
5. Sarah also signs to James that she does not _________ him, as she still has herself.
Short Answer Questions
1. Is Orin successful in his attempts to make the sound that is difficult for him?
2. Through dancing together, James and Sarah are able to connect on a ___________ level.
3. Orin plans to become a/an _____________ for deaf rights and for the deaf community.
4. When Sarah returns to the stage, who is she signing to after James has gone to see her mother, unknown to her?
5. Sarah is found to not be very close to her ___________, according to James' research.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is James angry and hurt by the actions of Sarah and her speech?
2. Why is Lydia watching the television with the sound turned completely up at James' house?
3. Why can't James enjoy the pleasure of music anymore, according to him?
4. What makes Sarah even more upset as she is talking with James during their walk together? What does James suggest to make her upset?
5. What does James say to himself (and to the audience) after Sarah runs off the stage after their argument?
6. What does Sarah reject at the next meeting she has set up with the lawyer?
7. What does Orin inform Sarah of as she is walking beside him during the scene?
8. What does Orin tell Sarah about her marriage in relation to the deaf rights that he is fighting to gain?
9. How is the stage divided at this point of the play? How are Orin and Sarah and James arranged?
10. What does James' student do as he enters into the scene after Sarah and James' argument?
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