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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of Scene 3 Max asks Annie how _________ is doing.
2. Henry tries to remember an album that ______ had put on while he was writing John-Paul is up the wall.
3. Henry is trying to find the tune that the orchestra was playing and he thought it was _________.
4. Henry remembers doing a piece in which he said that ________ was superficial.
5. At the beginning of Scene 5 Henry is playing music by ________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is happening at the end of the film, though, at the beginning of this scene?
2. What does Max realize after he apologizes to Charlotte who says she feels violated?
3. What does Brodie have to say about the film's script as Annie walks into the scene with appetizers and dip?
4. What does Annie tell Henry he should have done with her things in her room?
5. What is Henry doing at the start of the second scene of the first act of the play?
6. What does Annie do when a young man approaches her and talks to her?
7. What does Annie happily comment on as she hurries out the door during the next scene?
8. What does the shift in lighting during the scene between Billy and Annie indicate to the audience?
9. 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?
10. What does Annie do when she sees Henry during the beginning part of this scene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The character of Max is one that seems to take on the woes of his relationships, even though the women seem to be the ones who are doing the damage.
Part 1: Why do you think Max is so sensitive within his relationships?
Part 2: Do you think Max would make a good partner within the context of a relationship? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think Max will be happy when he gets married at the end? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The character of Brodie is an interesting one since no one in the audience sees him until the very end of the play.
Part 1: Why do you think the character of Brodie is necessary for the play?
Part 2: Do you think leaving out the character of Brodie would have been possible? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think the character of Brodie isn't introduced to the play until the very end?
Essay Topic 3
Relationships are never easy, but it seems that many of the characters within this play are making their relationships harder than they need to be.
Part 1: What do you think makes up a good, strong relationship?
Part 2: Why do you think the characters in this play are seemingly trying to make their relationships more difficult?
Part 3: Is there ever such a thing as a strong and easy relationship? Why or why not?
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