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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Doc come over during the card game?
2. People in town think Meg:
3. What does Lenny fear will prevent men from loving her?
4. What did Babe want for her mother's funeral?
5. Babe believes Meg's lies might be true because:
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Author Alex Haley said "In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future." Write an essay in which you examine this idea in relation to Crimes of the Heart.
Essay Topic 2
Consider Henley's motif of sweetness in the play. What message does the author emphasize through the "sweetness" of character actions, dialog, or foods? Use at least three specific examples to support your point.
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 299 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)