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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. Who has enlisted in the armed forces?
3. For whom is the basketball?
4. What can Eddie not allow his mother to see?
5. What does Louie share with the boys?
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
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 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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