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 Sunny not know?

2. What does Reba tell him he can do with the sweater?

3. What is Reba's response to the accident?

4. For whom is the Standard Club?

5. What Christmas gift does Reba accept from Louisa?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

There is a great deal of tension in this play.

Part 1) Give two examples of this tension. Why does this tension exist?

Part 2) How do the attitudes and opinions of those outside the family play in the family's identity?

Part 3) How does the tension in Europe reinforce the tension in this family's home and in American society?

Essay Topic 2

Joe and Sunny have a mutual attraction.

Part 1) Why are they attracted to one another? How does their attraction make later conflicts more dramatic?

Part 2) What do others think of their mutual attraction? Do the others accept it? Why or why not?

Part 3) How do the qualities they find attractive in one another also lead to the conflict between them?

Essay Topic 3

Lala and her family have drifted from the traditions of their faith.

Part 1) How do you know this? Why have they drifted?

Part 2) Do they return to their faith at some point in the play? Why or why not?

Part 3) Will any of the family members ever truly understand what it means to practice religion? Why or why not?

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