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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Annie asks Emily if there are a lot of ________ that go to her favorite bar in Toronto.
2. What is the main point of the eulogy for Marie-Adele?
3. What does Zhaboonigan bang on the table during the bingo game?
4. Who does Emily write the song for that she sings with Annie?
5. What does Pelajia reassure Marie-Adele about her husband?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the scene of the death of Marie-Adele. How is this event foreshadowed or alluded to in the play? What structural elements are included in this event in the play? What do they mean and what does the author want to express by using them in the story? Why does the author choose a certain point for Marie-Adele's death?
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