Speed-the-Plow Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Gould say has the power to make the book into a film?

2. What substance do Karen and Gould share in Act Two?

3. In the novel, a character received a vision of infinity from what?

4. Why did Karen want to be a temp at the studio?

5. How much does Gould estimate the book will cost to make?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Analyze the hypocrisy Gould demonstrates in his role as Head of Production.

Essay Topic 2

Conscience and morality is mentioned frequently throughout Speed-the-plow. Analyze conscience and morality based on one of the following:

1) The bet placed on Karen.

2) Guilt associated with success.

3) Professional responsibility.

Essay Topic 3

The author, David Mamet, is known for creating sharp, snappy dialogue that helps define a character. Citing examples from the text, create an argument for or against the idea that the dialogue is as powerful in a character description as the character description that is written in the text.

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