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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What day of the week is it in scene five?
2. What do the voices say they must organize?
3. What is the first think Yank does when he wakes up?
4. What does Yank say is a joke?
5. What is one man in the office writing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
What problems do Yank's generation face? How are the problems for Yank's generation different to the problems his father's generation face? Identify and discuss a significant problem facing your generation.
Essay Topic 3
What symbolism does O'Neill uses in the play? Why is symbolism important to the play's meaning? Do the students think there can be too much symbolism in a piece? Do the students think there tends to be more symbolism in theatre than other arts? If so, why?
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