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

Foreshadowing frequently takes place.

Part 1) Name two instances of foreshadowing.

Part 2) What do they foreshadow?

Part 3) Why does the author use this specific literary device?

Essay Topic 2

There are three prostitutes in this play.

Part 1) Who are these prostitutes?

Part 2) Why do they not like being called prostitutes?

Part 3) What are their pipe dreams? How do they change throughout the play?

Essay Topic 3

Hugo is inebriated the entire play.

Part 1) What is his purpose in the play?

Part 2) How do the other characters interact with him?

Part 3) Describe him at the end of the play, as compared to the beginning.

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