Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Jim currently hold?
2. Who does Ann originally share her concerns with about Jim's ability to leave the hospital?
3. Who is Dr. Bellman?
4. In what way does Jim eventually respond to Dr. Bellman's first request?
5. What did the letter that Jim wrote indicate?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Jim's state of mind in Act 1, Scene 1, and what does he admit to?
2. What test do the doctors give to Jim in Act 3, Scene 2, and what is the point of it?
3. What is "seven" and what is its purpose in the play?
4. What are the circumstances around Jim's suicide attempt, as revealed in the first scene?
5. How does Dr. Kramer assess Jim and what does that mean for his possible release?
6. How does the conversation between Ann and Dr. Schlesinger have a negative effect on Jim's chances to leave the hospital, and what are Ann's possible motives for her opinion?
7. What is Jim's theory about life and death, and why his suicide attempt should not been seen as selfish?
8. What do Grosberg and Mr. Fleming reveal to Jim that surprises him, and how does it reflect a larger issue in the hospital?
9. Why is the conversation between Jim and Ann in the beginning of Act 2, Scene 4 important?
10. Who is Harry, what is he like, and how does Jim respond to him?
Explain in detail what "seven" is and what it actually represents in terms of Jim's character and the hospital in general. Use the events in the book to analyze how "seven" was used, citing specific examples to illustrate its purpose.
What were some of the key turning points for Jim and Ann throughout the play? Describe the situations that revealed significant shifts in their relationship, or realizations that altered it dramatically. Also, include your reasons for selecting those events using the play to support your choices.
Describe the hospital in Act 1, Scene 1, including the atmosphere, staff, and doctors. Use examples from the play to depict how the patients are given a limited amount of freedom there. Also, include which characters contribute to the overall setting the most and the least. What is Kramm trying to establish in the beginning of the play?
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