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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eddie threaten to do?
2. What does Joe tell the reporters to do?
3. What does Lorna tell Moody that gets him very upset?
4. Which of the following is not what Joe's car represents to him?
5. What does Moody finally realize tonight?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Mr. Bonaparte and Moody. Both men want influence over Joe but have their hold on him in very different ways. Why are their differences classic examples of conflict in drama? What other similarities and dissimilarities are there between the two characters?
Essay Topic 2
Regret seems to be almost an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the sense of regret? Why does it have such a prevalent place in the characters' lives? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character.
Essay Topic 3
Does Odets end the play on a note of hope or the continuance of the futility of man's struggle to live the American Dream. Give your perspective and two reasons to support your answer.
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