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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Drummond suggests that anyone who is "against Brady" is what?
2. What does Reverend Brown preach at the end of the prayer meeting?
3. What does Brady claim God can do to science?
4. What does Drummond suggest about Brady and how he lives his life?
5. Why is Drummond's first witness not allowed to speak?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Hillsboro was a small town prior to the trial that took place. Write a brief essay on how Hillsboro has changed as a result of the trial.
Part 1) What is the town of Hillsboro like before the trial?
Part 2) How will the outcome of the trial affect the citizens and their way of thought?
Part 3) Do you foresee Hillsboro becoming famous as a result of the trial? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The small talk between the characters in Inherit the Wind is simple and mindless.
Part 1) What topics are discussed? Why?
Part 2) What topics are not discussed? Why?
Part 3) Why do you think the townspeople stick to safe topics? What might happen if real conversations started taking place?
Essay Topic 3
Brady and Drummond are the two main characters of the play, both fighting to win over the town and of course, their side of the case. Choose either Brady or Drummond and analyze the following.
Part 1) Describe this character based on what is said about him before he arrives in Hillsboro.
Part 2) Compare this image to who he is when he arrives.
Part 3) Analyze how and why he has changed by the time he departs.
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