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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
George is a message of hope.
Part 1) How is he a message of hope? For whom is he a message of hope?
Part 2) Why might the playwrights be sending this message to the audience?
Part 3) Is this a realistic message? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The playwright shows there are some redeeming qualities in the business of film.
Part 1) What are these redeeming qualities?
Part 2) Why is the trio good for the film industry?
Part 3) Are there good qualities in the film industry today? Is so, what are they? If not, why not?
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