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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Woody in this section, his parents bough him the pink shirt when he outgrew his other shirts because of what?
2. Which chic New York eatery does Paul "treat" Rick to in this section?
3. According to Paul in this section, Cezanne tried to find the rules from which art movement?
4. Which Massachusetts college does Trent Conway attend?
5. What type of law does Kitty's "friend" practice?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The end of the play is ambiguous in wrapping up many of its plot lines. Write an essay about the final moments of the play, focusing on the fate of Paul. How do the Kittredges fail to find him in the Village, and how does he become lost in the criminal justice system? What does this say about his place in the world and the place of those like him?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the play, Flanders Kittredge refers to himself as a gambler and an artist. He alternately speaks in praise of money and beauty, but he seems most enamored of his own reputation.
Write an essay on the topic of Flan's conflicted and ultimately incomplete soul. What is his primary objective throughout the play? Why is he so intent on finding Paul? How does he truly view himself, and how does that make him incompatible with Ouisa?
Essay Topic 3
One of the reasons that everyone in the play takes to Paul so quickly is his contention that he is Sidney Poitier's son. Write an essay about the reaction the various marks have to the thought of Poitier. What does he represent to the Kittredges? Geoffrey? Dr. Fine? Why are they so put at-ease by the thought of him?
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