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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the Girl tell Jackie that she knows the particular area where Jackie has purchased land, and that it is a barren desert?
2. What does Paul agree to do?
3. Why does Jamie retreat to another room?
4. What does the Girl do with a tube of mascara from her purse?
5. Why is Jackie annoyed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Suzy is the only character who has firm plans to leave the doomed hotel.
Part 1) What are her plans?
Part 2) What do the others think about her plan? Why do they feel this way?
Part 3) Do you agree with the other guests about Suzy's plans? Why or why not?
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 was written in 1973.
Part 1) When is this play supposed to take place? Does it seem like that, as you read it? Why or why not?
Part 2) Could this play take place at any time? Why or why not?
Part 3) What updates would you make to the play? Why?
This section contains 1,192 words
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