Final Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Henry tells Annie that he won't be able to ______ until she tells him if she slept with someone else or not.
2. As the scene opens Debbie is _________ and Henry is questioning her about it.
3. Henry asks Annie if _______ is the one that she had breakfast with.
4. As Scene 12 opens, there is a recorded dialogue between Annie and Billy who speaks with a ________ accent.
5. Annie discovers that Billy has read the play that Brodie wrote. She asks him what he thinks and he replies ________.
One of the most compelling parts of this play is that there is a fuzzy line between what is real and what is art. The differences between real life and art are subtle, but they alter the way the characters and the play are perceived.
Part 1: Can there ever be a true definition of reality? Why or why not?
Part 2: How do you define the idea of art? Is there just one definition that makes sense? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think what is real and what is art is such a serious question in this play?
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?
The creative energy of Henry allows him to create beautiful dialogue or his characters, but he sometimes has troubles when speaking for himself.
Part 1: Why do you think it's easier for Henry to be creative in his plays than in real life?
Part 2: Do you think Henry's work is his way of dealing with his everyday problems? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you believe it's possible for Henry to be able to bring his creative dialogue into real life as well? Why or why not?
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