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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does John confess his ex-wife did that destroyed their marriage and John's faith in marriage?
(a) She was unfaithful
(b) She was abusive
(c) She paid more attention to his friends than to him
(d) She did not want children
2. What quality does Philip display as equally as his madness?
(a) His kindness
(b) His sensitivity
(c) His compassion
(d) His genius
3. Why has Mollie been awake instead of sleeping when the play opens?
(a) She was consoling Sister
(b) She was preparing a stew
(c) She was arguing with her ex-husband
(d) She has been discussing plans with her new tenant John
4. Who is Sister?
(a) Philip's sister
(b) Mollie's sister
(c) Mother Lovejoy's sister
(d) John's niece
5. Who does Philip primarily blame for his emotional angst?
(a) His mother
Short Answer Questions
1. What quality does John have that Philip does not that keeps John on a steady path?
2. What does Mollie tell Philip she intends to do that will affect her relationship with him?
3. What is slowly happening to Philip's family as he continues to display anger and engage in violent outbursts?
4. What does Paris confide in John that he has not confided in his father?
5. What does John ask Mollie when he meets up with her in the house?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where did Mollie find John?
2. What does Philip apologize to Paris about during their talk?
3. What does Paris's friend Hattie think of Philip?
4. What do Mother Lovejoy and Sister subtlety attempt to sway Mollie into doing?
5. Describe how Philip looks when he is talking to Paris about leaving?
6. What happens as a result of Philip's outburst of violence?
7. What is the first thing Philip wants Paris to do when he wakes up?
8. Why does Philip want Paris to get dressed?
9. Who is Sister and what does she do?
10. Where does the play take place?
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