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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what can Grandma Kurnitz not listen?
2. Why does Eddie have to leave the room?
3. How does Bella act to her family's protests?
4. What does the letter say?
5. Who has returned to get Jay and Arty?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
The family meeting is climactic.
Part 1) What is a climax?
Part 2) How is this meeting climactic?
Part 3) Compare the play up to this point to the end of the play.
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