Crimes of the Heart Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Old Granddaddy's actions toward the girls imply:

2. Lenny learns that Meg has:

3. Babe surprises Barnette by:

4. Lenny's reason for exploding at Meg over the candy is:

5. What seems to be Lenny's "comfort" food?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

One definition of a crime is "any offense, serious wrongdoing, or sin." Consider any "crime" committed in the play, literal or metaphorical, and determine how the preceding definition suits it. Is the definition complete in regards to this particular crime? Are there any words that don't fit? Defend, refute, or qualify the definition above in regards to any crime in the play.

Essay Topic 2

Consider the physical or emotional defects of any character in the play. How do these defects shape the characters or propel the events of the play?

Essay Topic 3

Lee Smith "The biggest myth about Southern women is that we are frail types--fainting on our sofas...nobody where I grew up every acted like that. We were about as fragile as coal trucks." Write an essay in which you defend, refute, or qualify this statement using the text as support for your argument.

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