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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where has Hickey gone?
2. What do Margie and Pearl call themselves, as they enter the bar?
3. What does Harry say about this gathering?
4. How do the others respond when Hickey proposes a second toast to living without pipe dreams?
5. What does Hickey believe Evelyn deserved?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Larry is considered by many to be the protagonist of the play.
Part 1) How is he the protagonist?
Part 2) What is his purpose in the play?
Part 3) How does this character change throughout the play?
Essay Topic 2
The play ends with the down-and-outers singing their favorite songs.
Part 1) What is the significance of this ending?
Part 2) Predict the future of the down-and-outers.
Part 3) How might Larry's future be different than the others' futures? Why?
Essay Topic 3
The down-and-outers' attempts to make their pipe dreams become reality fail.
Part 1) Why do they fail?
Part 2) Upon what or who do they blame their failure?
Part 3) How does this attempt and failure affect them?
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