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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which two characters are left on the stage alone at the end of the scene?
2. Who was Alison looking to revenge?
3. What does the Colonel say Jimmy needs?
4. Who offers to tell Jimmy that Alison is leaving?
5. What does Helena tell Jimmy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Examine the novel's dialogue. How does Osborne's dialogue contribute to the following areas: 1) Character 2) Setting 3) Plot
Essay Topic 2Define the term kitchen sink realism? What are the conventions of kitchen sink realism and how is it different from realism? In ways is Look Back in Anger a kitchen sink drama?
Essay Topic 3Look at the structure of the play. 1) How does Osbourne use character and dialogue to drive the narrative. 2) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the play's themes? 3) Away from the main character, examine the way Osborne uses the other characters in the story. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
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