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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. Does Jonathan deliberately try to make the bellboys upset?
3. How does Madame Rosepettle seem to make others feel?
4. Who scolds the men in the hotel room?
5. How are the men described as they try to figure out what to do with the object?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author present Jonathan's character in Scene 1?
2. How does Madame Rosepettle react to the commodore?
3. What is Madame Rosepettle's bedroom like? Does this describe what you would have expected?
4. Why did Madame Rosepettle decide to marry Albert Rosepettle?
5. What does Madame Rosepettle give the bellboys as a tip? What does this tell you about Madame Rosepettle?
6. Why is Madame Rosepettle particularly interested in the yacht in the harbor?
7. Why does Madame Rosepettle refer to Jonathan by different names each time she speaks to him?
8. In what way is Jonathan passive-aggressive toward his mother?
9. How is Jonathan's loneliness described in Scene 2?
10. Why does Jonathan offer to make a telescope for Rosalie? Does this desire make sense?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the climax of this story and the series of events leading up to the climax. How did characters respond to the climax? What did Kopit include in his story to insure that the climax would be as powerful and meaningful as possible?
Essay Topic 2
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 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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