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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Music as well consists in the ear as in the _______.
2. Henry tells Max that _______ will be so upset when she finds out she missed him on the phone.
3. Annie picks up the bowl of _______ and smashes it into Brodie's face.
4. As the scene closes Annie and Billy begin _______ in earnest.
5. Henry says, "I can't find a piece of me where you are _________."
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of the play, THE REAL THING, seems to be almost a joke to the characters and to the author of the play.
Part 1: How do you define the idea of the 'real thing' in relation to this play and to its events?
Part 2: Are there any characters in this play who seem to have the 'real thing'? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think the title was chosen for this play? Do you agree that it's the best choice? 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
Henry is very attached to his art, writing, calling it sacred and deserving of respect. One's passion can often stir up these sorts of emotions in a person.
Part 1: Why do you think Henry believes his art demands so much respect?
Part 2: Do you agree that writing deserves to be respected or that it is sacred? Why or why not?
Part 3: In your life, what is most sacred to you? Why?
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