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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is hosting the dinner party?
2. Where does Susan go at the end of the play?
3. Susan asks Charleson if he hates being in a business _______________________.
4. For what reason does Alice say that Dorcas needs the money?
5. Who is Brock's wife?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Susan, Alice and Brock. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the play. Why does Hare use the various settings 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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