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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the others deal with Grandma Kurnitz?
2. What does Bella want to tell everyone tonight?
3. Who would Bella like to have over for dinner some night?
4. What has Louie given her?
5. Who does Jay want to help?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The main theme of this play is survival.
Part 1) How is this the main theme?
Part 2) How do the characters survive?
Part 3) Are their ways of surviving healthy? Will the be successful in the paths they have chosen in life?
Essay Topic 2
The family meeting is climactic.
Part 1) What is a climax?
Part 2) How is this meeting climactic?
Part 3) Compare the play up to this point to the end of the play.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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