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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When J.B. is lying on the broken down table, what is he wearing?
2. What does Zophar wear?
3. Why does J.B. apologize to Zophar, Eliphaz, and Bildad?
4. Who declares that J.B. has done exactly as he hoped he would, and has affirmed his faith in God?
5. J.B. doesn't believe that God will give him everything back, but then he notices what?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss whether the existence of God is beyond debate for the characters. Compare and contrast at least three different character's views on the issue, and use examples from the play to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the play to support your answer, respond to the following question: What is ironic about Satan's argument that God needs to see people as people and not toys? How does this argument relate to the central theme of the play?
Essay Topic 3
Why does the author write this play in verse? Why does the author use poetic tools to direct the audience's attention? Use specific examples from the play to support your answer.
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