|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Daisy in a hurry when Jim Weston runs into her?
2. What is the setting of Act 2, Scene 2?
3. How do Jim Weston and Dave Carter express their love for Daisy?
4. What does Jim Weston pour out of his shoe?
5. How does Jim Weston react when a person from the mob throws something at him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Money plays an important role in the relationships of the characters in the play. See how many times money is mentioned in references to romantic relationships. What does this suggest about the people involved in these relationships and their partners? Why does money seem to play such an important role? Be sure to include specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
Many different characters express their opinions regarding the responsibility that Daisy bears in the fight between Jim and Dave, and their opinions are wide-ranging. Characterize Daisy. Is she an innocent bystander or a manipulative tease? Provide evidence from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the struggle between Joe Clarke and Deacon Simms. What seems to be at the root of their animosity toward each other? How does each use the trial as an excuse to gain power over the other? Provide examples from the text to support your points.
This section contains 382 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)