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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who would Bella like to have over for dinner some night?
2. What is Louie anxious to do?
3. What does Bella hope will happen?
4. Why does Eddie have to leave the room?
5. Why has Eddie been in the hospital?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The war is good news for Eddie.
Part 1) What war?
Part 2) Why is this war good news for Eddie?
Part 3) What is difficult about Eddie's situation?
Essay Topic 2
One of the major themes in the play is the importance of family.
Part 1) Why is this a theme?
Part 2) How do the characters need one another?
Part 3) How do the characters influence one another?
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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