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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does a woman in the crowd do to Clara?
2. How does Jack respond to Smitty?
3. What does Ellie do after this final scene?
4. Does the "suitable memento" recognize Jack?
5. What happens as Clara starts to cry?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mrs. Bachman is Ellie's mother.
Part 1) How is she affected by Ellie and Jack's relationship? Why?
Part 2) What is the purpose of her soliloquy?
Part 3) Based on what you know about her, how might she have reacted to Ellie's suicide?
Essay Topic 2
The physical fight between Jack and the White Hope is symbolic.
Part 1) What does it symbolize?
Part 2) How does this fight affect everyday citizens? Why?
Part 3) How does this put large amounts of pressure on the fighters? How do they feel about being symbols?
Essay Topic 3
Foreshadowing is used in this play.
Part 1) How is foreshadowing used in this play?
Part 2) Is this literary device necessary to this story? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this foreshadowing affect the audience? Does it prepare them for what is to come? Does it add to the suspense? Explain.
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