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Curse of the Starving Class Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Emma say Ella is after?



2. What does Wesley say Taylor is after?



3. How does Weston describe the way Wesley talks?



4. What is Emma doing at the beginning of Act Two?



5. Who is the owner of the Alibi Club?



Essay Topics

Research Sam Shepard's biography and life experiences. How does Shepard use his own life experiences and background in the play? What events, if any, does Shepard pull directly from his own life? Are Shepard's statements in the play aimed at anything in his personal life? Use specific examples from the play in the response.

Of all the character transformations in the play, Weston, the patriarch of the story, goes one of the more significant transformations. Describe Weston at the beginning and the end of the play. How does he change? Are Weston's changes for better or worse? How do Weston's changes impact the rest of the characters? Use specific examples from the play in the response.

Emma takes her own journey in the "Curse of the Starving Class". Track Emma's journey in the play. What milestones does she reach during the play? How do Emma's thoughts and actions change as the play progresses? How do Emma's experience change her viewpoint on life? How does her opinion of her family change? Use specific examples from the play in the response.

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