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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Alice's lover?
2. What does the Frenchman say his wife will be cooking?
3. What is the setting as Act 2, Scene 11 ends?
4. What is the topic of conversation between Susan and Charleson?
5. Who does Susan tell the Frenchman to look at?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1In more than one instance in the play, a "mackerel sky" is cited. Explain what a mackerel sky is. Then cite the examples of how it is used in the play. What is the significance of a mackerel sky to the characters?
Essay Topic 2Create a brief character study of Alice. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 3Explain 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.
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