The Iceman Cometh Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Rocky say Pearl has no right to be angry with Cora?

2. When does he realize he does not need to drink anymore?

3. Why does Harry go after Mosher?

4. About what does Willie complain?

5. Who is the man who arrived the night before?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are several of the characters' dreams for the future?

2. Who is Willie?

3. What does Hickey do after he encourages the others to keep drinking?

4. Why was Bessie angry at McGloin?

5. What takes place between Larry and Parritt?

6. What is the story about?

7. Why does Hickey stop drinking?

8. Why does Willie refuse Rocky's drink offer?

9. What happens when Hickey calls the girls whores?

10. What does Hickey say in his long speech?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Larry and Parritt know one another prior to meeting in the bar.

Part 1) How do they know one another.

Part 2) How does Parritt find Larry? Why is he looking for Larry?

Part 3) What is their relationship like throughout the play?

Essay Topic 2

Chuck is a pimp, and Cora is a prostitute.

Part 1) What is their pipe dream?

Part 2) How do they make this pipe dream come true?

Part 3) Are they successful? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

All of the characters have pipe dreams.

Part 1) What is a pipe dream?

Part 2) Name two characters and their pipe dreams.

Part 3) How do they come to realize they have pipe dreams?

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