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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tries to pick a fight with Hal?
2. Why does Madge hesitate to leave with Hal?
3. With whom does Madge fall in love?
4. How does Alan feel about Millie?
5. Why is Madge crying?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Inge's use of humor in the play. Cite examples of at least two different instances of humor and explain why the author used them where he did.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Explain the significance of the play's title. What did the author mean by calling the play PICNIC when there is no scene actually set at a picnic? Cite an example to support your answer.
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