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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lewis tell Harrington?
2. Riley and the others discuss what?
3. What is Lewis asked about?
4. What does Joy ask Lewis to do?
5. What indicates the passing of time in this scene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What illness is Joy diagnosed with? How does her illness change the dynamics in her relationship with Lewis and Warnie? What does Joy endure during her illness? How does Joy's illness end?
Essay Topic 2
At the end of the play, Lewis says "The pain now, is part of the happiness, then. That's the deal." What does Lewis mean by this quote? Do you agree with him? Why?
Essay Topic 3
In the first scene of the play, Lewis describes what is meant by "Shadowlands." What definition does he give to this term? Why do you think the play is titled by this? What meaning does the play give us for what the Shadowlands are?
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