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. Who says the movie was their idea?
2. Dysart: There is now, in my mouth, this __________. And it never comes out.
3. What is Alan having at the beginning of scene 35?
4. Dysart: After a minute, about a hundred green ___________ will come out of that cupboard singing the Hallelujah Chorus.
5. What isn't destructive, according to Hesther?
Dysart and Alan's relationship grows with each passing scene and with each new bit of information that is revealed.
Part 1: What does Dysart think of Alan at the beginning of the play? How does this change as the play goes on?
Part 2: Why does Dysart call Alan a 'last straw'? What is the meaning of this phrase?
Part 3: Do you think Dysart genuinely cares about Alan? Why or why not?
The power struggle between Alan and Dysart is evident from the start. This power is something they both want and yet want to give up, it seems.
Part 1: What are some of the ways both Alan and Dysart attempt to gain power in their relationship?
Part 2: Honesty is the one thing they both want from the other - why is this?
Part 3: Why do Dysart and Alan both need power in this relationship? What do both stand to gain?
Religion is an important part of this play, with symbolism and references throughout the pages.
Part 1: What is the relationship between Alan and religion? How does he feel about it? What does it mean for him?
Part 2: Compare and contrast Alan's parents' feelings about religion and faith.
Part 3: What are Dysart's ideas about faith and religion? How do these affect his understanding of Alan?
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