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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 is Kemp's reply when Kath says Sloane stays with them?
2. What does Sloane suggest Kemp do about the neighborhood situation?
3. Which character says, "I'm broadminded"?
4. What does Kath change into for the end of Act One?
5. Whom does Kath say arranges her child's adoption?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Ed's response upon meeting Sloane? What does he ask him about?
2. What is the theme of Entertaining Mr. Sloane? What does the term "theme" mean?
3. What do Ed and Kath plan to tell the police regarding Kemp's death? How do they plan to pull it off?
4. Name the different points of conflict that appear in Act Two.
5. Describe the character of Sloane. How old is he? What is his appearance like?
6. How does Kemp respond to Sloane's story of the happenings with Kemp's boss?
7. What act of violence does Sloane inflict upon Kath in Act Three? How does she respond?
8. At which point in Act Three does Sloane lose the upper hand?
9. What is "Sloane's account" of his interaction with Kemp's boss?
10. What is Sloane's reaction to Kath's pregnancy? What does he say?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the theme of Entertaining Mr. Sloane. What methods does Orton use to express this theme? Cite examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Why is Kath concerned about her reputation? What is said in regards to this--by Kath, by Ed, by Kemp and by Sloane? What is the hypocrisy of the situation?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characters of Ed and Kath. What similarities do they share? What divides them? How do these characters feel about each other?
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