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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is George feeling at this moment?
2. Where is this person now headed?
3. How is Susan dressed?
4. What does there not seem to be much of in this room?
5. Why does May feel this way?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Incompetence has risen to new heights in the form of George.
Part 1) Describe his incompetence.
Part 2) How does he get by? Why do the playwrights have this happen?
Part 3) George ends up very successful. Will this success last? Why or why not? Use the play to support your response.
Essay Topic 2
Helen Hobart is a gossip columnist.
Part 1) How is she treated by those in the film industry, as well the general public? Why?
Part 2) Whys is she an important figure in Los Angeles culture?
Part 3) Does this career flourish today? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The main themes of the play are about loyalty and hope.
Part 1) How are these themes timeless?
Part 2) Give two examples from the play that support these themes.
Part 3) Why are these themes significant at the time the play is written?
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