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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
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 Girl remains nameless.
Part 1) Describe the Girl.
Part 2) Does she seem to notice or mind not being called by a name? Why might be the reason for the way she reacts to being called Girl?
Part 3) What is the author's purpose in leaving her nameless?
Essay Topic 3
Millie is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Part 1) What stories does she have form growing up here?
Part 2) How do her memories affect the other characters? Why are they affected this way?
Part 3) Why is Millie an intriguing character to some of the others?
This section contains 1,203 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)