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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the Girl respond when April also complains that it is too light in her room to sleep during the day?
2. What does the Girl leave for the day desk clerk?
3. What possibility does Jackie see in Mr. Morse?
4. What do Mr. Morse and Jamie start?
5. How does Millie respond to Bill's news?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Suzy's entrance into the scene.
2. With whom does Suzy arrive? How does Mr. Katz feel about this guest?
3. How does the the Girl refocus the conversation after Suzy's second exit?
4. How does the Girl get Mr. Morse to come out of the closet?
5. How does Bill offer to help Mr. Morse?
6. What does Bill suggest Mrs. Bellotti do?
7. What takes place at the beginning of Act 3 between April, Mr. Morse, the Girl, and Bill?
8. What does Mrs. Bellotti say to Mr. Katz?
9. How does Mrs. Bellotti react when she cannot persuade Mr. Katz to let her son stay?
10. What does the Girl come back into the lobby and tell Mr. Katz about the hotel management company?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The play takes place in the Hotel Baltimore.
Part 1) Describe this setting.
Part 2) How does the setting reflect the characters?
Part 3) The play is set in the present. How is it relevant at any time?
Essay Topic 2
This play is one that has no dominant plot line, just a series of personal dramas by each of the residents of the hotel.
Part 1) Name two of the personal dramas.
Part 2) How do they help the play progress?
Part 3) Why has the playwright chosen to use personal dramas rather than a dominant plot line?
Essay Topic 3
The author is trying to tell the reader that a person's circumstances do not define him or her.
Part 1) How do circumstances not define a person, according to the author?
Part 2) Give two examples of this from the play.
Part 3) Do you agree with the author? Why or why not?
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