|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What meal has the family just finished?
2. Why does Tobias not want to discuss sleeping arrangements?
3. Who does Edna say has first rights to the bedroom?
4. What purpose does Claire's entrance serve?
5. What is Tobias considering?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Tobias and Harry. What are their roles within the group of women? What is the trust factor with the women? What are the reasons the women love each of these men who are so dramatically different?
Essay Topic 2
A DELICATE BALANCE is a classic escape from reality story. What does that classification entail? Why does this play fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Tobias. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
This section contains 208 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)