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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Henry states, "I keep marrying people who suddenly lose _______."
2. Annie finishes with the lights and then goes into _________.
3. Henry says that the fate of all artists is _______.
4. Annie disengages herself from the conversation and turns off all the lights except for in_________.
5. At the opening of Scene 9, Henry is alone in the _______ sitting in a chair.
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 concept of a love triangle is introduced almost immediately within this play. The tension between lovers is a great dramatic effect for the audience, after all.
Part 1: Why do you think love triangles are so often used within plays and other stories?
Part 2: Do you think this play would have been as interesting without the love triangles? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you believe the idea of a love triangle is a realistic and prevalent part of love? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 360 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)