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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of vehicle do the women drive to Toronto?
2. What does Pelajia indicate that will be with her until death?
3. While Zhaboonigan is teasing Emily, where does she poke her?
4. Why does Pelajia hand her hammer away to another character during the meeting?
5. How much money do Emily and Annie make singing?
Essay Topic 1
Community with others is a large part of the human experience. Discuss the community within the play. Do we get a sense of community among the women? What is the most important community group for these women in the play? For example, is their physical community, where they live, as important as their personal, relationship community with each other? How does this sense of community affect the characters and how do they change throughout the play because of it? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
We see an abundance of physical and emotional violence in the play. It almost seems as this is a way of life among the women. Discuss the presence of physical and emotional violence in the play. Who expresses it and for what reason? Does this attitude change? How does the violence affect the women and is it supported? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
How does the experience at the world's largest bingo game change the women characters in the play? Do they move on from bingo? Does the place of bingo change in their lives? In what other ways do these women change? How does the death of Marie-Adele affect them? Use examples from the play to support your answer.
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