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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Artie not like the vortex?
2. What excuse does Artie originally give for not being able to attend the spelling bee?
3. Who meets up after the spelling bee?
4. How does Artie and Echo's argument end?
5. What excuse does the spelling bee give Artie?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how motherhood is handled by both Dorothea and Artie. Do you think Echo will be different in her role as a mother?
Essay Topic 2
Artie's father is mentioned briefly in the play. Discuss how Artie's father influenced the women in the play, despite his seemingly small role.
Essay Topic 3
The title of the play is a background theme throughout the play. Discuss why this title is appropriate for the play. Give examples of how it is used throughout the play.
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