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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who pays Mamasan for Yen to be with Pavlo?
2. What does Pavlo repeat after rising from being dead under his sheet?
3. What does Pavlo ask about Joanna while speaking with Mickey?
4. What weapon does Wall take out on Pavlo?
5. What does Ardell say about being back home?
Essay Topic 1
Rabe's anti-war message comes through loud and clear in several ways in the final scenes of the play. Find at least 5 moments during which Rabe sends his message and explain how each moment is employed to be clear and strong. Conclude by explaining what you believe might be the play's thematic warning about war in general and what it ultimately offers to humanity.
Essay Topic 2
How does the non-existence of the "wounded twice rule" function as a metaphor for the nature of Pavlo's delusional belief system? Use examples to support your answer, specifically to back up the nature of Pavlo's delusional belief system.
Essay Topic 3
In Act 2, Part 3, Pavlo is again confronted with a vivid reminder of how destructive war is. The juxtaposition here, between his enthusiasm for killing and the violence he encounters, in terms of what happens to Parham and what happens to him dramatizes even more vividly the discrepancy between what he wants to see and the reality in front of him. In what ways does Pavlo deal with this discrepancy? Would you say it is healthy? Why or why not? Support your thoughts with examples.
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