The Gin Game Test | Final Test - Hard

D. L. Coburn
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What illness put Weller in the convalescent home?

2. Who does Fonsia call for at the end of the play?

3. What remark does Weller make in Act 2, Scene 2 that Fonsia considers the most insulting remark she has heard in her life?

4. What are Weller's final words of the play?

5. According to Weller in Act 2, Scene 1, what is the hottest topic of discussion at the Home?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How much do the two characters value truth? Which character hides the truth, which one lies outright, and what does this suggest about one over the other?

Essay Topic 2

Why is Weller so driven to play cards? Why is winning against Fonsia so important for him?

Essay Topic 3

Is Fonsia vindictive? Is Weller a failure? Please support your responses with examples from the play.

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