Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 breaks off of the object being moved by the men?
2. Who does the author suggest will become Madame Rosepettle's next lover?
3. In what year is this play written?
4. What does Madame Rosepettle say about the tip she gives the bellboys?
5. What does the person Madame Rosepettle plans to meet at the end of Scene 1 own?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jonathan bring up the topic of his mother's Venus flytraps?
2. The commodore's chair seems to move on its own in Scene 3. How do you explain this?
3. How does Madame Rosepettle treat the bellboys in Scene 1?
4. Describe Jonathan and his surroundings at the beginning of Scene 3.
5. What is the last line of the play? How is this meaningful?
6. What does the commodore think when Madame Rosepettle tells him about her husband?
7. Why does Madame Rosepettle get upset with the bellboys at the end of Scene 1?
8. Do you think Madame Rosepettle is insane? Why or why not?
9. How did Madame Rosepettle's husband finally die? Why did Madame Rosepettle find this funny?
10. What do you make of Jonathan's claim that he is fulfilled by his coin and stamp collections?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
How would you describe the development of the relationship between Jonathan and Rosalie? Why do you think Jonathan becomes so quickly attached to her? What benefits do both characters derive from the relationship?
Essay Topic 3
Which character in Kopit's book is most likable? Why? Which character do you like the least? What is it about that particular character that causes you to dislike him or her?
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