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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is packing this morning?
2. To what city is Hal headed?
3. Who arrives at the house to see Madge?
4. What does Rosemary beg Howard to do?
5. Who is with Rosemary as Act 3, Scene 1 opens?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Alcohol takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of married women in the 1950s. Conversely, what is the role of unmarried women in the 1950s? What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? Do they have any freedoms that twenty-first century women do not have?
Essay Topic 3
PICNIC is a classic story of metamorphosis and empowerment. What does that classification entail? Why does this play fit into this category? Explain.
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