Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did this come about?
2. What does Mrs. Oxenham admit?
3. Why is Paul determined to find his grandfather?
4. What is Mrs. Oxenham, the hotel's day desk clerk and switchboard operator, attempting to deflect?
5. What does Mr. Katz order Jackie and Jamie to do?
Essay Topic 1
Bill seems interested in the Girl.
Part 1) How does one know this?
Part 2) How does his behavior towards her contradict his feelings for her?
Part 3) What might be the reason for his contradictory behavior? Use the text to support your response.
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
Bill suggests that the Girl distribute the mail in the residents' mailboxes.
Part 1) What is in the mail for all the residents?
Part 2) What does this mail foreshadow?
Part 3) How is the mood of the play affected by this mail? Why?
This section contains 364 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)