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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In his speech, which choice does Lewis talk about?
2. Douglas and Warnie play which game in this scene?
3. Who is Lewis addressing as this scene opens?
4. What do Harrington, Gregg, and Riley discuss?
5. What does the waiter enter the scene with?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of friendship in the play. What characteristics of friendship are presented? What negative aspects of friendship are presented? Who do you think best portrays friendship in the play? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Warnie and Lewis' relationship. How would you characterize their relationship at the beginning of the play? What hurdles do the men face in their relationship? Do they overcome these hurdles? Why or why not?
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