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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 to everything, other than his love for Susan and his efforts to make her a talking picture movie star?
2. In what is Glogauer engaged, when he emerges?
3. How is Susan dressed?
4. Where does Vail head after leaving Los Angeles?
5. There is an air of _____________ in this scene.
Essay Topic 1
The trio hatches a plan on the way to California.
Part 1) What is their plan?
Part 2) What is faulty about this plan?
Part 3) Is their plan successful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
George produces the wrong movie.
Part 1) Describe the scene in which this is discovered.
Part 2) For what is this an analogy?
Part 3) What might be the playwrights' opinions of those with power, based on this play?
Essay Topic 3
The play takes place at the onset of talking pictures.
Part 1) How could audiences in the 1930s relate to this setting?
Part 2) Can audiences today find relevance in this setting? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this change in movie making show the ingenuity and creativity of the characters in the play, as well as people from the time the play was written?
This section contains 1,096 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)