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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does she insist upon being?
2. What does Bella want to tell everyone tonight?
3. What does Jay reveal to Arty?
4. Into what have the boys settled by this time?
5. How is the beginning of this scene the same as other scenes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
There is a chasm that exists between Grandma Kurnitz and Bella.
Part 1) Compare and contrast Grandma and Bella.
Part 2) How do these two characters interact with one another?
Part 3) Does this chasm ever heal? How? Why?
Essay Topic 3
There is more intrigue at this home than Arty and Jay could ever have imagined.
Part 1) What is intriguing to the boys?
Part 2) How does this intrigue make life more bearable for the boys?
Part 3) What does the audience learn about other characters through this intrigue?
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