Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Griffin tell the caller to send the money?
2. What does Carson call and tell Bard?
3. What does Bard wish he had done to Griffin?
4. What is Cindy doing?
5. Where is Dan's gun found?
A literary technique called "foreshadowing" is seen several times. Answer the following questions in a well-developed essay using examples from the book as well as personal experience:
1. Define what the literary technique of foreshadowing and cite several examples of it in the play Desperate Hours.
2. What are literary techniques? Name several of the most common and define them.
3. Take the literary techniques you define in question number 2 and give examples of their occurrence in this story or some other piece of literature or film.
4. Do you think authors intentionally plan to write in literary techniques such as foreshadowing? Explain.
During the climatic and final Act 3, both Chuck and Dan have the opportunity to kill one or more of the convicts during all the confusion. Both men choose to hit the convicts rather than shoot to kill. Answer the following questions in a well-developed essay using examples from the book as well as personal experience:
1. Why do you think Dan and Chuck do not try to kill the convicts when they separately have the chance?
2. Do you think Griffin would have actually killed Ralphie if the gun had been loaded? Explain your thoughts with examples.
3. Do you think the average non-criminal citizen would have done the same thing as Dan and Chuck, i.e., disable rather than kill? Why or why not?
Chuck, Cindy's boyfriend, gets a gun and decides to sneak up on the house from the back and enter into the hostage situation. Answer the following questions in a well-developed essay using examples from the book as well as personal experience:
1. Is it wise of Chuck to go into such a situation especially carrying a gun?
2. Why do you think Chuck thinks he would be of help? Is this a macho man act or is he motivated by his love for Cindy and by extension, her family?
3. Compare and contrast the actions of Chuck to those of Robish. Are these two classic examples of good and evil? Is anyone ever completely evil or completely good?
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