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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test 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 ________.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The structure used by Stoppard to show a play within a play is one that confuses the reader at times, though it might be easier for an audience member to appreciate.

Part 1: What did you think about the structure of a play within a play? Did you think it helped the play or hurt it?

Part 2: Why do you think Stoppard decided to use the play within a play structure?

Part 3: If the play had simply been straightforward without any play within a play structures, how might the story have been different?

Essay Topic 2

While the play is often quite funny to the audience, the social commentary is also quite apparent to the audience.

Part 1: Why do you think this play is so often categorized as a comedy?

Part 2: In what ways might the play's content also be saying something about the life during that particular time period?

Part 3: Do you think a play has to have a social commentary to make? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

At times in this play, the idea of finding love seems clichéd, with people meeting on trains or when they work on plays together.

Part 1: How do you think the playwright feels about love after having read this play?

Part 2: Do you think love is portrayed as cliched in this play? Why or why not?

Part 3: Can love ever be a cliche? Why or why not?

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