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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Agatha doing as Act 2, Scene 2 begins?
2. How can the school be described now?
3. What is the demeanor of Karen and Martha?
4. In what room does Act 3 begin?
5. What is Mary doing as Rosalie enters the living room?
Essay Topic 1
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Karen, Mary and Mrs. Tilford. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
Essay Topic 2
The author uses some important instances of foreshadowing in the story. Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an example of foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 3
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR is set in the 1930s during a time of The Great Depression and sexual repression. What impact did these two factors have on the author? What impact did these factors have on her work, especially the play, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR? Explain.
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