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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Charlotte bristle at the reporters' questions?
2. John tells Doug that Charlotte's story sounds like _____________________.
3. What is Dieter Jorgensen's decision about Charlotte?
4. Why was Charlotte's museum vandalized?
5. Who is Ziggy Fluss?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses several instances of irony in the play. One example is the huge irony that Charlotte feels like a female but was born a male. Cite at least three other examples you can identify in the story and note why they are examples of irony.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of transvestites in the early-20th century. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? What freedoms did they enjoy that transvestites of the 21st century do not?
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Aunt Luise. What are her physical characteristics? What are her motivations? What are her fears? What are her dreams? What else can you say about Aunt Luise?
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