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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do Horace and Alexandra choose to stay overnight in another town, delaying their arrival back home?
2. What does Horace drink to prepare for his visit with the family?
3. How much time passes between the end of Act 1 and the beginning of Act 2?
4. Who follows Horace to argue when he leaves the room after telling the family he will not invest in their business?
5. Whose shoe is in the safe deposit box?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why were northern business men interested in developing industry in the South right after defeating the region in the Civil War? What term was used to describe such businessmen and how was the term derived?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the exposition of the play.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of "love" in this play. Which characters embody the emotion and how do they show it?
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