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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Paul agree to do?
2. Why does the Girl tell Jackie that she knows the particular area where Jackie has purchased land, and that it is a barren desert?
3. What did Jackie buy?
4. What does Mr. Katz finally order Jackie to do?
5. Why is Jackie annoyed?
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
There are comedic sections in this play.
Part 1) Describe two comedic events.
Part 2) Who is the most comedic character? Why?
Part 3) Compare and contrast the Act 1 with Act 2.
Essay Topic 3
Three of the characters are prostitutes.
Part 1) Describe these characters.
Part 2) Why might be the reason for the playwright making them prostitutes?
Part 3) Do these prostitutes act how you would expect a prostitute to act? Why or why not?
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