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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Annie picked up her ________ and went into the bedroom when she noticed nothing was clean.
2. Debbie's boyfriend plays a _______ at the fairground, which to her is being a musician.
3. Debbie states, :exclusive rights isn't love it's ____________."
4. Brodie states that he is getting sprung by the ___________.
5. Annie disengages herself from the conversation and turns off all the lights except for in_________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Brodie's writing is noted as being less effective than Henry's writing, but art is something that is quite subjective in terms of its worth to a reader or to an audience.
Part 1: How do the characters in the play define good or bad writing?
Part 2: Why do you think Brodie's writing is seen as less effective than Henry's writing?
Part 3: How can art ever be reasonably judged by others? Or can't it?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 340 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)