Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Robert yell at Catherine?
2. What is Catherine's explanation as to why she wrote the proof?
3. Why was Catherine's drawer locked?
4. What time of year is it in Act 2, Scene 4?
5. Why doesn't Catherine want Hal to take the notebook?
Catherine is a complex character: for a young person, she has held an extraordinary amount of responsibility. However, according to her sister Claire, Catherine now cannot take care of herself.
1.) Cite three instances in the text where Claire's argument can be made, and Catherine's behavior is reprehensible.
2.) Is Claire justified in stepping into Catherine's life? In selling the house? In moving Catherine to New York?
3.) Is Claire trying to help Catherine out of a sense of sisterly love, or misplaced guilt over Robert's death?
When Catherine stays in bed for a week, Claire cancels her flight to take care of her.
1.) Does Catherine appreciate Claire staying behind to help her?
2.) Does Claire simply feel obligated to stay, or is she truly concerned for Catherine?
3.) Is Claire too quick to assume that Catherine may have a mental health problem?
Robert and Catherine have a very unique father/daughter relationship.
1.) Describe why their relationship is different from most. Are there any role reversals?
2.) Do Claire and Robert share a similar bond, or are Catherine and Robert two peas in a pod?
3.) They each have very specific fears they voice in the play. What are these fears? How do they differ? How are they similar?
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