Next to Normal Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Brian Yorkey
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What objects does Dan show Diana in Act 2, Scene 4 which she does not remember?

2. Dan reassures both Natalie and Diana in Act 2, Scene 2 that memories don't what?

3. What song does Dr. Madden sing, along with Diana and Dan in Act 2, Scene 4?

4. In Act 2, Scene 2, Natalie comments ironically on how good the treatment is - her mother's mind is "so pure / that she doesn't _____."

5. What refers to a conductor through which a current enters or leaves a nonmetallic medium, as an electrolytic cell, arc generator, vacuum tube, or gaseous discharge tube?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss use of drug treatment for bipolar disorder and the role that the drugs play in the musical. How does Diana feel when she is medicated?

Essay Topic 2

Define the element of conflict in dramatic literature and discuss the conflicts between the characters in the play. What central conflict exists between Diana and Dan?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the relationship and correlations between Diana and Natalie in the opening of Act 2. How does this intercut scene reflect their similarities?

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