Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wanted Estelle to have a baby?
2. Where did Estelle go with Roger?
3. Whom did Inez fall in love with on Earth?
4. What is Inez referring to in the following passage: "Far better. Crueler. [It] looks quite diabolical that way."
5. What does Inez tell Estelle she wants?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about child protection. Discuss the rights of children and what needs to be done to see that they are not abused or murdered. In your essay discuss the responsibility of society to see that children are protected.
Essay Topic 2
The scene where Inez offers help Estelle with her lipstick is very revealing of the central tension between the two women and shows the audience more about their inner selves. Chose one of the following:
A) Discuss how this scene fits into the love triangle structure that Sartre uses to build dramatic tension.
B) Explain what this scene reveals about Inez and Estelle and helps show the audience how they really are, focusing on explicit action and how it reveals implicit meanings.
Essay Topic 3
This play relies heavily on foreshadowing. Objects in the room and things the characters say about themselves help prime the audience to understand the layers of denial and misrepresentation through which these characters journey. Chose one of the following options and write an essay that uses specific examples from the text:
A) Describe how Sartre uses the paper knife as a foreshadowing tool. In what context does it first appear, and what does it represent later in the play?
B) Explain how the way Estelle behaves in the beginning prefigures the truths we find out about her. Be sure to be specific.
C) Explain how the setting and set decorations as a whole foreshadow what will happen at the end of the play.
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