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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Cory notices the fence had been built, what does Rose say?
2. After Lyons leaves, what does Cory do alone in the yard, not knowing that Troy is watching him?
3. When Cory comes home and finds Lyons visiting, what advice does Lyons give Cory?
4. What happens to Alberta?
5. Troy tells Rose he needs to do what in order to help Gabriel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the evolution of Troy and Bono's relationship, explaining how long the two had been friends, how their relationship could be described at the beginning of the play, as well as how and why it changed by the end of the play.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the final moments of the play and explain the symbolism of Gabriel's words and actions.
Essay Topic 3
Examine the character of Lyons. How he is related to the other characters in the book? What are his dreams and difficulties? Why might the playwright have included Lyons' character?
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