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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says, "Please, I assure you, my wounds require no further salt . . ."?
2. When does Nat say he and his partner flew here to speak to the Cowboy?
3. Who steps up to stop the Cowboy from attacking Nat?
4. Who says, "City gone rotten, shills like you"?
5. How long does Midge say it's been since he smoked a cigarette?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who can be seen as an allegorical symbol representing gang violence in New York in the 1980s? How?
Essay Topic 2
What are some of the things that Nat and Midge commiserate on in the course of the play? How do these things bring them closer together? How do they override their differences?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characters Midge and Nat. How are they similar? What differences do they have? How do their social, political, economic, and fantasy worlds relate?
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