Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which appliance does Veronique complain doesn't work at her house?
2. Who is Annie?
3. Where are Annie and Marie-Adele going in Act 1, Scene 1?
4. What is the name of the woman that Veronique tells Marie-Adele a story about?
5. What emotional state is Veronique in when she comes to see Marie-Adele?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens between Emily and Zhaboonigan at the end of Act 2, Scene 6? Are you surprised by this?
2. What is Emily Dictionary's accusation of Veronique regarding Zhaboonigan? How does the woman respond?
3. What starts the argument between Emily and Veronique in Act 1, Scene 3, Part 1?
4. What is happening between Emily and Zhaboonigan in Act 2, Scene 8? What kind of relationship do these two characters seem to emulate?
5. What happens between Marie-Adele and Nanabush at the bingo game in Toronto?
6. What is the argument between Veronique and Emily concerning Zhaboonigan about?
7. How does Emily Dictionary end up with a black eye? How did she defend herself?
8. What does Veronique tell Marie-Adele is happening in Toronto and what do the women then plan?
9. What is Nanabush's role in the scene as the women meet to plan their trip to Toronto?
10. What is the women's reaction to the news about the biggest bingo game? What does Emily Dictionary specifically want to do if she wins?
Discuss how the relationship between mother and child is present in the play and its impact on the play. What mother/child relationships are present in the play? Why is this relationship important to the characters? How does this relationship affect the characters involved and other characters on the outside? Explain your answer using examples from the play.
Women are the main focus in this play while men attain a background or even negative role. Discuss the negative or background role of the men in this play. Why are there no male characters? In what light are the male characters spoken about? What do the views and discussions of the women lead the reader to believe about the male characters in their lives? Include in your discussion the characters of Big Joey, Eugene, Simon, the Chief, Henry, and Fritz the Katz.
Discuss one of the characters in the play including Pelajia, Philomena, Emily, Annie, Veronique, Zhaboonigan, and Marie-Adele. Who is she and how would you best describe her? What is her backstory? How does it affect her character in the play? What is her role in the play? Does she change or evolve over the course of the play? Why? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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