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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the setting for Act 3?
2. In what room does Act 3 begin?
3. What is the setting for Act 2, Scene 2?
4. Which of the following is not something Dr. Cardin has done?
5. Who arrives unexpectedly at the school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the taboo of homosexuality in the 1930s. Compare and contrast homosexuality in America during the 1930s to homosexuality in America today. What major changes have occurred--both positive and negative?
Essay Topic 2
Hellman uses more than one instance of irony in the play. Cite at least two other examples you can identify in the play and note why they are examples of irony.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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