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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. Where does Dr. Lyman Sanderson take Elwood Dowd?
(a) To Charlie's Place.
(b) To the Dowd mansion.
(c) Upstairs in the sanitarium.
(d) To a padded cell.
2. Upon learning where Elwood Dowd is, what does Dr. William Chumley do?
(a) He invites Veta Simmons to help him get Elwood Dowd.
(b) He sends Wilson to fetch Elwood Dowd.
(c) He goes to get Elwood Dowd on his own.
(d) He shrugs and gives up.
3. What does Elwood Dowd find in Myrtle Mae Simmons' package?
(a) A family tree book.
(b) A wooden plaque engraved to Harvey.
(c) A portrait of Elwood Dowd and Harvey.
(d) A small bundle of books about Pookas.
4. Who says "A painting shows not only the reality but the dream behind it"?
(a) Veta Simmons.
(b) Elwood Dowd.
(d) Dr. William Chumley.
5. Veta Simmons was extremely upset by the doctors' questions at Chumley's Rest because they all related to _______________.
(a) Sexual urges.
(b) Potty training.
(c) Giant rabbits.
(d) Celtic mythology.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ruth Kelly tell Dr. Lyman Sanderson?
2. Throughout this scene, who remains adamant that Elwood Dowd be locked up in the sanitarium?
3. Where was Harvey when Elwood Dowd first met him?
4. What is Dr. William Chumley's emotional state when he enters the sanitarium?
5. Who enters the scene after Elwood Dowd, Dr. Lyman Sanderson, and the nurse exit?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Dr. Lyman Sanderson try to psychoanalyze Elwood Dowd's relationship with Harvey?
2. Why do you think Wilson is agitated when he finally locates Elwood Dowd back at Chumley's Rest?
3. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons offer up as "proof" that Elwood Dowd is a horrible person to live with (at least according to her)?
4. What is Elwood Dowd's reaction to the parcel brought out by Myrtle Mae Simmons?
5. What do you think Elwood Dowd meant when he confesses "I wrestled with reality for forty years and I am happy to state that I finally won out over it"?
6. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
7. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
8. What becomes clear about Elwood Dowd in this scene?
9. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
10. In his phone conversation home in this scene, what does Elwood Dowd want to know?
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