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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lorna accuses Moody of wanting her to sleep with whom?
(a) Eddie.
(b) Roxy.
(c) Tokio.
(d) Joe.

2. Which of the following characters is not listening to Roxy talk?
(a) Tokio.
(b) Lorna.
(c) Moody.
(d) Joe.

3. Where is Joe going?
(a) Boxing tour of the Midwest.
(b) Boxing camp in Florida.
(c) His grandparents' home.
(d) Juilliard School of Music.

4. What does Moody say about Joe's behavior lately?
(a) He is throwing matches.
(b) He is going to take a dive.
(c) He is too big for his britches.
(d) He drives like a maniac.

5. What is Joe doing at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 5?
(a) Packing a suitcase.
(b) Playing the violin.
(c) Sleeping.
(d) Working out.

Short Answer Questions

1. What topic does Mr. Bonaparte deride Mr. Carp for bringing up?

2. What does Mr. Bonaparte tell Joe before Joe leaves?

3. What is Mr. Bonaparte staring at as the scene ends?

4. What does Siggie want Mr. Bonaparte to buy him?

5. Who does Mr. Bonaparte think should decide the best career direction for Joe?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the setting for Act 1, Scene 4, and what is the topic of conversation between Joe and Lorna as the scene opens?

2. How does Joe retaliate for Lorna's hurtful comments toward him?

3. Explain how this scene addresses not only the means to a happy life but also the classic conflict in a father-son relationship.

4. How does Bonaparte's appearance in Moody's office signify the idea that there is more to life than making money?

5. How does Fuseli symbolize the final break between Joe and his family and a more artistic way of life?

6. What is the terrible irony of Joe and Lorna's deaths?

7. How does the author foreshadow Joe and Lorna's relationship in this scene?

8. What is the setting of Act 1, Scene 3 and what is the topic of conversation among the characters as the scene opens?

9. How does Lorna respond to Joe's sharing his feelings with her?

10. What is the symbolism of Joe's broken hand in this fight?

(see the answer keys)

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