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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Wesley say Taylor is after?
2. How does Emma respond when Weston asks her what she thinks "of this place"?
3. What car do Taylor and Ella have?
4. What does Wesley tell Weston to do in Act Two?
5. What does Weston find in Act Two?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In "Curse of the Starving Class", each main character is on a quest or searching for something. Choose one of the main characters (Weston, Ella, Emma or Wesley), and describe what that character is searching for. What steps does the character take to find what they are looking for? Is the character successful or not in fulfilling their quest or search? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
All of the play's central actions take place in the Tate's kitchen. Explain the importance and relevance of the kitchen serving at the main setting for the play. What does the kitchen represent? How does this symbolization impact the play's meaning? Use specific examples from the play in the response.
Essay Topic 3
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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