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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is not a person Roma says he will contact to get Williamson fired after he blows the deal?
2. How are Lingk and Roma seated?
3. What does Levene say is Williamson's job?
4. What does Aaronow ask for when he steps out of his interrogation?
5. What major American company does Roma tell Lingk that Levene works for?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on the topic of Glengarry Glen Ross as social criticism. In what way is the real estate office a microcosm for a system of capitalism gone rampant? How are the salesmen figures seen as both victims and perpetrators of this system? Cite examples from the real world - perhaps in the modern derivatives market - of people who have served the same purpose in a wildly unregulated system.
Essay Topic 2
The robbery is a major driver of plot in the play. Every character is either a part of the plot, affected by it, or both. Write an essay examining the relationship of three characters to the plot. Why do they becomes a part of it? What is their attitude toward its aims? How does their participation in it affect them, and what consequences do they face as a result?
Part 1) Dave Moss
Part 2) George Aaronow
Part 3) Shelly Levene
Essay Topic 3
The character of Dave Moss is often described as having a big mouth, but for all his pontificating on the ways of the world his exact motivation is unclear. Do you think he is an angry man driven to desperation and crime, or is he conniving, greedy man who takes advantage of a desperate situation? Write an essay stating your opinion and citing specifics from the text as evidence.
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