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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is made even more intriguing for the boys?
2. What does Jay swear to Louie?
3. Why has Eddie been in the hospital?
4. Why is Bella glad that the boys are still there?
5. Who has enlisted in the armed forces?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author has masterfully portrayed characters.
Part 1) Prove this statement to be correct, using the text.
Part 2) To which character can you relate? Why?
Part 3) How does this play reflect life?
Essay Topic 2
Bella has her fantasy world into which she escapes.
Part 1) What fantasies does she have in this play?
Part 2) How does she handle these fantasies when they do not become reality?
Part 3) How does her character become more independent? What feelings does the growth in this character evoke in the audience and readers?
Essay Topic 3
Two of Grandma Kurnitz's children died.
Part 1) How does she deal with their deaths?
Part 2) How does her behavior affect her surviving children?
Part 3) How does Grandma change throughout the play towards her living children?
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