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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mrs. Oxenham tell Paul she will do for him?
2. How has the management company fulfilled its duty?
3. What does Jackie say to protect Jamie?
4. What does Jamie have no intentions of doing?
5. What is Mrs. Bellotti doing?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
The play ends without the audience knowing what will become of any of the characters.
Part 1) Describe the ending of the play.
Part 2) Predict what will happen in the future for these characters, based on what you know of them.
Part 3) What is the author's purpose for ending the play this way? What are your thoughts on this ending?
This section contains 1,145 words
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