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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to the group of bellboys as more things are moved into the hotel room?
2. Who refuses to be satisfied with the men in her room?
3. What breaks off of the object being moved by the men?
4. In what year is this play written?
5. According to Scene 1, why is Madame Rosepettle in mourning?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the families that Rosalie works for like?
2. How does Scene 2 end?
3. When does Jonathan kill Rosalie?
4. What role does the telescope play in Jonathan's relationship with Rosalie?
5. What attractive qualities do you think Rosalie sees in Jonathan?
6. How does Madame Rosepettle react to the commodore?
7. From what you know in Scene 1, do you like Jonathan? Why or why not?
8. The commodore's chair seems to move on its own in Scene 3. How do you explain this?
9. How does Madame Rosepettle react to her husband's mistress?
10. In what way is Scene 3 dream-like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What do you think is the main theme of Kopit's play? Identify at least three events in Oh Dad, Poor Dad that communicate this theme.
Essay Topic 2
Identify the concept of a tragic hero (or heroine). Describe one character in Kopit's play that you think can be described as a tragic hero, and explain what makes the character fit the description. Why does Kopit decide to include this particular character in his book? What does he or she represent?
Essay Topic 3
Kopit uses a great deal of imagery in this play, particularly in the final chapters. What specific examples of imagery did Kopit include? How does this imagery add to the readers' experience of the story?
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