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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Tracy tell the maid to do with Dexter's present?
2. What does Dexter say is likely to happen when Tracy awakes?
3. What does Dexter borrow from Margaret at the end of the play?
4. Who does George blame for the breakup of the wedding?
5. What does Dinah tell Uncle Willie she saw?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Tracy uses 2 words in the play that warrant explanations. 1) Describe the word, "yare," what it means, and how it is used. 2) Describe the word, "gyp," what it means, and how it is used. 3) In general, why do you think the author chose Tracy to use these words that are not part of normal vocabulary? What does it add to her character?
Essay Topic 2Describe the steps the Lord family takes to correct the situation they are in and why it is significant to Tracy's personal situation. How does it affect her development? Does it make it easier or more difficult? Why?
Essay Topic 3How does George represent the same type of characteristics that Tracy displayed in the beginning of the play? Why is Tracy now able to recognize them? What are the unrealistic expectations George is placing on Tracy? How do they lead to her decision about their wedding plans? What is the author illustrating with George's behavior in the last 2 parts of the play and why is it necessary for Tracy's character as well?
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