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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. Where does Artie accidentally see Echo?
2. Why does Artie tear up the house in scene 5?
3. How long after Artie's phone call before Dorothea shows up on Artie's doorstep?
4. How old was Artie when Dorothea cut off the lock of her hair?
5. Why aren't Artie and Dorothea happy about Echo winning?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Artie and Echo arguing over Dorothea as scene 4 opens?
2. How do Artie and Dorothea feel about Echo's winning of the spelling bee?
3. After all her time away from Dorothea, why do you think Artie finally called her?
4. Why do you think the author chose the book "Robinson Crusoe" to mention as being connected to Artie?
5. What evidence is there in scene 5 that Echo is intrigued by her mother and wants to get to know her?
6. Why do you think Artie left her daughter with Dorothea, despite her own traumatic childhood with her mother?
7. What do all of the "educational stops " which the Westbrook women made have in common?
8. Why does Artie feel that she has fulfilled her commitment to Echo?
9. Why do you think that Echo put on the wings in the beginning of scene 5?
10. Why does Artie suggest to Echo to practice for the National Spelling Bee?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dorothea admits that in the last years of her life she is more concerned about her daughter, from whom he is estranged, rather than her granddaughter, whom she is raising. Why do you think this is true, and what may be the affects of this on Echo?
Essay Topic 2
Foreshadowing is used throughout Eleemosynary. Discuss examples of it and how it increases understanding of the play.
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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