|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. About whom do the boys talk?
2. With what is Arty sick?
3. What does Jay do as soon as Louie emerges from the shower?
4. What has happened to those who cannot deal with Grandma Kurnitz?
5. Who will be happier than Bella and her siblings?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Grandma Kurnitz had shut down emotionally after the loss of two of her children.
Part 1) What is she beginning to realize about this behavior?
Part 2) How does she come to this realization?
Part 3) How does this realization affect the other family members?
Essay Topic 2
Eddie loved his wife unconditionally.
Part 1) What has her death done to the family?
Part 2) How does he sacrifice himself for her?
Part 3) How does his sacrifice affect his children? What is the outcome of his sacrifice?
Essay Topic 3
Grandma Kurnitz is forced to view Bella differently.
Part 1) What is Grandma Kurnitz's original view of Bella?
Part 2) How does her view of her change?
Part 3) Why does she view Bella differently by the end of the play?
This section contains 239 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)