Mid-Book Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Max asks Charlotte about the _______ in Geneva.
2. Henry calls her a bloody nuisance, and she then promises to _______.
3. Charlotte offers a toast to the collapse of ________.
4. While Max and Charlotte are in the kitchen, Annie tries to get Henry to _________.
5. Henry is writing this play for ________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Annie do when she sees Henry during the beginning part of this scene?
2. When does Charlotte join in on the banter between Henry and Debbie during the course of this scene?
3. What is revealed about Billy and Annie as they continue to talk during this particular scene?
4. What is the result of the bantering between Annie and Henry during this particular scene? What does Annie promise to do?
5. What does the current stage direction say that the room in the scene looks like in comparison to the room in Act 1, Scene 2?
6. From where has Charlotte apparently returned when she enters the scene and is talking to Max?
7. What do Annie and Henry banter about during this particular scene?
8. What does Debbie reveal during a long speech that she has learned about sex?
9. What is the announcement that Max has to make on the phone during the final moments of the play?
10. What does Annie happily comment on as she hurries out the door during the next scene?
Sometimes it can seem as though people in the creative arena are more likely to have affairs with their co-stars than typical married couples do.
Part 1: Why do you think creative types are more likely to have affairs and to have multiple partners?
Part 2: Do you think it's fair to stereotype actors and other creative types as being more adulterous? Why or why not?
Part 3: How do you think creative types are challenged in their relationships which is not the case in 'normal' relationships?
In the first scene, Max points out that Charlotte did not bring her passport with her, which leads her to realize that he has been going through her things.
Part 1: Why do you think Max felt the need to spy on Charlotte when she was away?
Part 2: Did Max have the right to spy on Charlotte when she was away? Why or why not?
Part 3: What do you think the expectations of privacy within a relationship should be? Why?
At times in this play, the idea of finding love seems clichÃ©d, with people meeting on trains or when they work on plays together.
Part 1: How do you think the playwright feels about love after having read this play?
Part 2: Do you think love is portrayed as cliched in this play? Why or why not?
Part 3: Can love ever be a cliche? Why or why not?
This section contains 695 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)