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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Frank, Alan, and Jill all meet up?
2. Dysart: Why is Equus in chains? Alan: For the _____ of the world.
3. Dora accuses Dysart of what word being a dirty word in the hospital?
4. Where did Alan have a copy of the stable key made?
5. What does Dysart read in the beginning of scene 26?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
The idea of making Alan normal seems to be the direction of the therapy and of the play itself.
Part 1: How is normal defined in this play by Dysart?
Part 2: How would Alan's parents each define normal?
Part 3: Do you think 'normal' is a realistic goal? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The characters of Dysart and Alan are opposites, and yet similar at the same time. Their two stories make up the play of "Equus."
Part 1: Compare the similarities between Dysart and Alan. How are these two characters alike?
Part 2: Contrast Dysart and Alan. How are these two characters not alike?
Part 3: Do you think Dysart and Alan are more alike or more different? Explain your answer.
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