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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jackie claim about her car?
2. What does the Girl do when she learns that the old man had been a train engineer?
3. What does Mrs. Oxenham admit?
4. Why is Jackie annoyed?
5. Why is Mr. Morse moving silently down the stairs, waving his arms?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Paul is searching for his grandfather.
Part 1) What does he learn about his grandfather at the hotel?
Part 2) Why is Paul so desperate to find his grandfather?
Part 3) Why does Paul suddenly end his search? What does this say about Paul's character?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 320 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)