The Last Night of Ballyhoo Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Adolph do when Joe asks what he means that the club is restricted?

2. Why do Peachy's parents say it is okay?

3. What does Lala do as Adolph snoozes in his chair and Reba clears the dinner table?

4. Who rings the doorbell?

5. What is Sunny doing on the train?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

There is a love triangle between Joe, Lala, and Sunny.

Part 1) How does this love triangle come to be? What is the author's purpose for this love triangle?

Part 2) What is the outcome of this love triangle? How does it affect?

Part 3) Are you surprised by this love triangle? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

The family's country club is restricted.

Part 1) What are its restrictions? Why might it have these restrictions?

Part 2) What is ironic about this? What does it foreshadow?

Part 3) How does this restriction reflect what is taking place in American society, as well as in Europe, as mentioned by Adolph?

Essay Topic 3

The title of the play is "Last Night of Ballyhoo."

Part 1) What is Ballyhoo? What is the meaning of this title?

Part 2) What is significant about the title?

Part 3) How does this title support the central theme of the play?

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