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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Alan back away from a fight with Hal?
2. What is Howard suddenly faced with?
3. Who is packing this morning?
4. What does Hal tell Madge he is going to do?
5. Why does Alan leave the Owens house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Inge uses more than one iteration on the theme of beauty. Identify at least two themes about beauty in the play. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the play. Why does Inge use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
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