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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what does Shaw compare marriage?
2. What age does the old woman become?
3. What happens between Hector and his father?
4. Hector intends to become a:
5. What happens to Tanner?
Essay Topic 1
Marriage is a main topic of the play. At the time the play was written marriage was viewed much differently than it is today. Compare and contrast the concept of marriage during that time with today.
Essay Topic 2
Shaw determines that Tanner would not make a good Don Juan. Why? What about Tanner does not match up to be stereotypical image of Don Juan? What could be changed about Tanner so that he would fit the image? Is there anyone else in the story who would be better suited as Don Juan? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the relationship between Violet and Tavy. Are they close? Is there anything unusual about their collective childhood? How might the pregnancy affect the relationship? How did Whitefield's death change things for the brother and sister?
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