Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the relationship between Emily and Rose?
2. Who bakes pies to raise money for the trip?
3. What does Zhaboonigan do as Marie-Adele goes with Nanabush?
4. What happens to the vehicle the women are driving in at the end of Act 2, Scene 5?
5. When Zhaboonigan interrupts the women in the vehicle on the way to Toronto, what does she say?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the history of Indian reserves in Canada in the context of how the reserve affected the author who subsequently wrote the play. What is the author trying to say about life on a reserve through this play? Is his message effective? Is his message universal or solely having to do with Indian women on a reserve? How is the message more effective in the form of the play as opposed to another literary category such as a novel? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the play, the relationships between the women evolve and change. Sometimes the women have a negative, violent relationship with each other and at other times, they can be vulnerable and intimate with each other. Discuss this changing relationship between the characters. Who expresses it? Why does it change? What effect does it have on the play? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how the play ends. What lesson is left to be learned? What becomes of these women at the end of the play? How does the play end structurally and what meaning does that have? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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