Six Plays Test | Final Test - Hard

Florence Henrietta Darwin
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who yells at Nick to get the "hello out of here"?

2. Who does Constance receive gossip from?

3. How old are General Griggs and his wife?

4. According to Teck, what is the name of the man who the Nazi's are looking for?

5. What name was on the passes that Marcus used to show that he wasn't near the massacre in 1864?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where is the location of the Tuckerman home featured in "The Autumn Garden"?

2. Lavinia reveals in Act III that God has told her to tell the "awful truth." What is the awful truth that she's referring to?

3. What is the scene when the curtain rises in Act II of "Another Part of the Forest"?

4. Why is Oscar angry at Sam Taylor in "Another Part of the Forest"?

5. What packages has Marthe brought to the house in Act II of "Watch on the Rhine"?

6. What are Kurt's plans in coming to America?

7. What does Oscar want to do with his life?

8. What are the details of Ben's blackmailing of his father?

9. What happens in the last scene of "The Autumn Garden"?

10. What news is revealed to Kurt in a phone call that Teck learns at the Embassy poker game?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

When plays are performed, they are critiqued by drama critics. Choose one of the plays and describe as a drama critic might whether or not the play was worth reading (or watching). Why did Hellman write this particular play and what meaning was she trying to communicate?

Essay Topic 2

Explain how the setting in terms of the era of "The Children's Hour" shows the theme of the play.

Essay Topic 3

Choose one of the six plays and discuss its symbolism.

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