Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Wesley cleaning up in the beginning of Act One?
2. What does Ella have in her hand when she enters in Act One?
3. Where should Emma never purchase sanitary napkins, according to Ella?
4. What type of shoes is Welsey wearing at the beginning of Act One?
5. What does Weston go to check on in Act One?
Short Essay Questions
1. For what are Emma's charts?
2. Why does Weston say Wesley should not envy his outlook?
3. How does Weston describe how his father lives?
4. What does Wesley compare Taylor buying their house to in Act Two?
5. Why does Wesley tell Weston he has to run?
6. How does Weston recognize the "poison" on his outlook?
7. Why does Weston say he goes off "for a little while"?
8. What is Wesley doing at the beginning of Act Two?
9. Why does Ella tell Weston he should be a preacher?
10. What alternate way does Ella suggest her husband can enter the house?
The Tate's kitchen table serves several purposes in the play. Explore the significance of the kitchen table within the play. What purposes does the table serve? What does the table represent to each of the characters? What does the table represent overall in the play? How is the story different if the table is not present? Use specific examples from the play in the response.
The lamb Wesley and Weston bring into the house to rid of maggots also plays a significant role in the play. What does the lamb represent? Does the lamb take on different meanings for different characters? Why is the lamb important to the story? Use specific examples from the play in the response.
Weston's story about castrating lambs and the eagle eating the discarded testes occurs more than once in the play. Why is this story important? What does the story represent? What does the story mean to each character that tells it? Be sure to reference specific examples from the text in the response.
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