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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. Who does the author suggest will become Madame Rosepettle's next lover?
2. What quality does Madame Rosepettle admit to not being?
3. How does Jonathan treat the bellboys?
4. What disability does Jonathan struggle with?
5. What does Madame Rosepettle give the men as a tip?
Short Essay Questions
1. At what point does Jonathan's father's body come out of the closet? Is this at an appropriate time, in terms of symbolism?
2. What role does the telescope play in Jonathan's relationship with Rosalie?
3. Based on Madame Rosepettle's assessment of Rosalie's character, do you think Rosalie is as innocent as she lets on?
4. What has Madame Rosepettle done to her husband?
5. Why doesn't Madame Rosepettle want any light in the hotel room? Why is this ironic?
6. What are your initial perceptions of Rosalie?
7. What do you make of Jonathan's claim that he is fulfilled by his coin and stamp collections?
8. Describe the setting of Scene 1.
9. What does the commodore think when Madame Rosepettle tells him about her husband?
10. From the information given in Scene 2, is Rosalie a good or a bad influence on Jonathan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several instances of irony in Kopit's book. Identify at least one of these instances and describe why Kopit may have used irony when describing this particular situation.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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