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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

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?



Essay Topics

The relationship between Dysart and Hesther helps to guide the play and to show the reader how the story progressed for Alan.

Part 1: Why do you think Hesther is introduced in this play? What is her role in the story?

Part 2: What do you think Hesther is meant to symbolize in this play? What is her part in the relationship between Alan and Dysart?

Part 3: Is the character of Hesther necessary? Why or why not?

The way Frank speaks in this play is very compelling, and almost numbing. This specific character seems to offer more than what the viewer can see in his actions.

Part 1: List three different phrases the Frank uses repetitively in this play.

Part 2: Why do you think the author made Frank speak in the way that he does?

Part 3: What are your impressions of Frank from the way he speaks? What kind of person does Frank seem to be?

The idea of worship is also a common theme in this play. Loving someone or something without judgment or criticism is something many characters intimately understand.

Part 1: Give examples of how Alan uses worship as a part of his life. What does this say about Alan?

Part 2: Give examples of how Dysart worships in his own life. What does this say about Dysart?

Part 3: Given these ideas of worship, what does the role of worship have to play in the lives of the characters? What does worship provide? Is it a positive or a negative thing?

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