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The Glass Menagerie Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first item that Tom drops when he gets to his door?



2. What does Amanda want Laura to do when she calls her from the kitchen?



3. When does Amanda's alarm clock go off?



4. What happens to the lit match that Tom drops on the floor?



5. What does Amanda do with Laura's typewriter keyboard diagram?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Jim say when he realizes that Amanda is making long term plans for him being a caller on Laura?



2. Describe what Amanda wears to her D.A.R. meetings.



3. Why does she tell Jim that he should look at the fuse box and not Tom?



4. What was it that made Jim and Tom friends at the warehouse?



5. What does Jim warn Tom about referring to the conversation with Mr. Mendoza?



6. What reasons are discussed for the lack of gentlemen callers that Laura will be receiving that evening in scene one?



7. What does Amanda tell Jim he has been good for?



8. Amanda doesn't believe that Tom goes to the movies every night. What does she allude to that she believes Tom is doing?



9. Why do you think Tom apologizes to Amanda?



10. What is Amanda worried will happen if Tom happens to leave?



Essay Topics

Why do you think Amanda was so quick to accuse Tom of knowing that Jim was engaged and inviting him over regardless? Do you think that she really believed that or was she just angry? Why or why not?

Would the family had been better off if Jim had not come to dinner? Would Tom have stayed longer even though he had already paid his dues to The Union of Merchant Seamen? What makes you think this?

Jim kissed Laura and then explained that he was engaged. Do you think that this tarnishes his character? Does it make you think less of him than you did before? Why or why not?

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