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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For what is the family gathering?
2. Who does Jay want to help?
3. How does this scene begin?
4. Who has returned to get Jay and Arty?
5. What is Jay's plan?
Essay Topic 1
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?
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
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?
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