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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why must Grandma Kurnitz come upstairs to get Jay?
2. Why does he change his mind?
3. What is Jay's plan?
4. What does Louis tell the boys?
5. How many months have gone by?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1The introduction of Jay and Arty into the other family members' lives is significant. Part 1) How is it significant? Part 2) How are the other characters affected by their arrival? Part 3) How are the boys affected by the time spent with their relatives?
Essay Topic 2Arty and Jay do not want to stay with their grandmother. Part 1) Why? Part 2) Why must they stay with their grandmother? Part 3) How are they able to accept that they must stay with her?
Essay Topic 3Two 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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