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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What overshadows May and Jerry's discontent?
2. What Is May's intent for the movie industry?
3. What does Glogauer discover about George after watching the scene?
4. From where is the script for this movie?
5. What does May receive from George?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters are identified quite easily at the beginning of the play.
Part 1) By what are they identified?
Part 2) Describe each of the three main characters.
Part 3) Why would this play and these characters be appealing to a 1930s audience?
Essay Topic 2
George falls in love with Susan Walker.
Part 1) Who is Susan Walker? How does he meet her?
Part 2) Why does he fall in love with her? How do his feelings for Susan affect his friends?
Part 3) How does his love for her affect her life? Does she love him? Why might she love him?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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