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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Doc's two kids are:
2. Lenny seems to see herself as:
3. How did Old Granddaddy try to make the girls feel better on the morning of their mother's funeral?
4. Why does Meg tell Doc she went to the Psychiatric ward in L.A.?
5. Lenny returns upset with Meg because:
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Considering the information the girls share about Old Granddaddy, make a case for his influence in their lives as unparalleled. Use evidence from the text to support for your assertions.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Consider the play's title, "Crimes of the Heart." What "crimes" have been committed in the play? What aspects of love or feeling are threatened, and how does this inform the message or theme of the play?
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