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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of life does Bella want?
2. What does Jay swear to Louie?
3. About what are Arty and Jay concerned?
4. About what is Bella adamant?
5. From whom has Jay taken a phone message?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Louie survives by outsmarting the system.
Part 1) How does he outsmart the system?
Part 2) From whom does he run and hide?
Part 3) Will he be successful in life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 313 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)