Inherit the Wind Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Brady asks if Cates has ever taught from what book?

2. After the prayer meeting, what does Drummond suggest Brady has done?

3. Who helps Brady campaign for the presidency in 1908?

4. Who is scheduled as Drummond's first witness?

5. What does Brady complain to Hornbeck about?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choosing from one of the following, write an essay on how this character has changed throughout Inherit the Wind. Include who they were at the start of the play, the pivotal moment that changed them, and who they were by the end.

- Rachel.

- Cates.

- Drummond.

Essay Topic 2

When Howard torments Melinda at the beginning of the play, she threatens to tell her father about Howard's ideas.

Part 1) What does Howard tell Melinda?

Part 2) Why is she scared of his ideas?

Part 3) When she threatens to tell her father, how does this parallel Rachel's relationship with her father?

Essay Topic 3

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?

(see the answer keys)

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