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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Horace ask why he's been called home?
2. How is it explained to Ben that the family came up with Horace's share of the money?
3. What does Alexandra overhear her mother tell her father in Act 2?
4. Why does Horace leave the room after telling the family he will not invest in their business?
5. In what city will the business deal be finalized?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of revenge in the play.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Hellman's personal inspiration for writing the play. Where did she get the idea for the play's title and how does it relate to the story?
Essay Topic 3
Name and discuss two motifs of the play.
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