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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Into what have the boys settled by this time?
2. What does Louis tell the boys?
3. What does Bella say she was seeking?
4. Who has enlisted in the armed forces?
5. What is included with the letter from Eddie?
Essay Topic 1
The 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 2
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 3
Grandma Kurnitz had shut down emotionally after the loss of two of her children.
Part 1) What is she beginning to realize about this behavior?
Part 2) How does she come to this realization?
Part 3) How does this realization affect the other family members?
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