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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which character is best described as wealthy, bossy, and eccentric?
(a) Madame Rosepettle.
(c) The first bellboy.
2. This play is a reaction to what artistic concept?
3. In what country does the play take place?
(c) The United States.
4. What happens to the group of bellboys as more things are moved into the hotel room?
(a) It moves further away from Madame Rosepettle.
(b) It grows.
(c) It lifts off the ground.
(d) It shrinks.
5. Does Jonathan deliberately try to make the bellboys upset?
(a) Yes, and he does succeed.
(b) It is unclear.
(d) Yes, but he does not succeed.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Madame Rosepettle complain to the bellboys about her piranha?
2. Who berates the men in the hotel room?
3. What does Jonathan's relationship with his mother seem to be like?
4. Which phrase best describes Jonathan in terms of his relationship with his mother?
5. Who does Madame Rosepettle tell to make a note to have the bellboys fired?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Madame Rosepettle refer to Jonathan by different names each time she speaks to him?
2. How did Madame Rosepettle's husband finally die? Why did Madame Rosepettle find this funny?
3. Would you like to live the lifestyle Madame Rosepettle leads? Why or why not?
4. What is Madame Rosepettle's bedroom like? Does this describe what you would have expected?
5. At what point does Jonathan's father's body come out of the closet? Is this at an appropriate time, in terms of symbolism?
6. How does Scene 2 end?
7. What was extraordinary about Madame Rosepettle's pregnancy?
8. Does Madame Rosepettle treat the commodore with respect? Why or why not?
9. The commodore's chair seems to move on its own in Scene 3. How do you explain this?
10. How can you explain the minimal amount of reaction to corpses in Scene 3?
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