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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 object after something is broken off of it?
2. Which character is best described as wealthy, bossy, and eccentric?
3. What is Madame Rosepettle eager to teach her son about?
4. How does Jonathan treat the bellboys?
5. What is the reaction from the men to the object in the hotel room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you think Madame Rosepettle is insane? Why or why not?
2. How does Scene 2 end?
3. What is Madame Rosepettle's bedroom like? Does this describe what you would have expected?
4. How does Madame Rosepettle treat the bellboys in Scene 1?
5. What role does the telescope play in Jonathan's relationship with Rosalie?
6. What are the families that Rosalie works for like?
7. How does Jonathan react to Madame Rosepettle in Scene 1?
8. What attractive qualities do you think Rosalie sees in Jonathan?
9. How did Madame Rosepettle's husband finally die? Why did Madame Rosepettle find this funny?
10. Why does Madame Rosepettle get upset with the bellboys at the end of Scene 1?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of Kopit's work, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad, seems straightforward yet indicates a particular significance about one character. In your opinion, why does Kopit choose this particular title for his work? What does this title signify? What does it tell readers about 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
What is the tone of Oh Dad, Poor Dad? Why would Kopit choose to write the story in this type of tone? What impact does the tone have on the way the reader perceives the characters and sequence of events?
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