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 say about the sweater?

2. What is gone?

3. Why can the guest not have nuts?

4. Where does this scene take place?

5. After a few moments, why does Lala come in and shout for her mother?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Boo has low self-esteem.

Part 1) How do you know this? Why does she have low self-esteem?

Part 2) How does Boo treat others? Why does she do this?

Part 3) How do her insecurities affect the choices she makes, as well as her relationships with others?

Essay Topic 3

The relationships between Boo and Lala and Reba and Sunny are very different.

Part 1) Describe these mother-daughter relationships. Use evidence from the play to support your description.

Part 2) Why are their relationships the way they are?

Part 3) How do these relationships reveal more about each woman's character, as well as how they relate to others?

(see the answer keys)

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