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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of college is George going to?
2. What does George do when he enters the cemetery alone?
3. Why does George decide to not go to college after all?
4. How did Wally die?
5. What does Emily beg her mother to do at the end of the play?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Laughter and happiness is a common theme found in this play. Where does this come into play, and how does it affect the characters involved in these scenes?
Essay Topic 2
Mrs. Webb and Mrs. Gibbs are very similar in nature although very different in many other areas. What are some of these intrinsic differences and similarities, and what message(s) was Wilder was trying to send with these two characters?
Essay Topic 3
What are the titles given to the three acts in this play, and what significance do they have to the plot?
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