The Shrike Test | Final Test - Hard

Joseph Kramm
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jim say goodbye to Ann in Act 3, Scene 3?

2. What do the patients ask Jim about as the third scene in Act 2 begins?

3. Where is one of the other patients sent in Act 2, Scene 3?

4. What does Ann tell Dr. Bellman in Act 3, Scene 3?

5. What does Jim tell Dr. Bellman he wants to do in the last scene?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe Tom, his role in Ann's scheme, and 3 ways that he contributed to Jim's surrender. Why were they significant and what reason does the author have for waiting until the second to last act to make Tom appear?

Essay Topic 2

Describe Jim's theory about life and death and why he does not view his suicide attempt as selfish. Analyze his thought process and whether or not it is valid. Also, explain his ideas about mourning and how they show a larger problem for him and the way he looks at life. Use examples from the play to analyze Jim's theory and what part it played in his eventual captivity.

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast the difference in Jim's mood and behavior in the beginning of the play with how it changes throughout the events that take place. Include what causes the change and whether or not you think it is justified. Use the book as a reference and provide examples for your analysis.

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