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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What decision does Lola make at the end of her dream?
2. Where doe Ed and Elmo want to take Doc?
3. What does Mrs. Coffman prepare at Lola's house?
4. What is anticipated at 5:30 p.m.?
5. What did Doc throw in Lola's dream?
Essay Topic 1
Explain the role of married women in the 1950s when the women in the novel are living their married lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do the have? What freedoms did they enjoy that 21st century women do not?
Essay Topic 2
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Doc and Lola. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the play. Why does Inge use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
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