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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Darrell tell Evans before he leaves in Act 5?
2. Who is Nina jealous of in Act 8?
3. What does Darrell hate about Gordon in Act 7?
4. How old is Nina in Act 7?
5. What celebration is it in Act 7?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the plot of Strange Interlude. Include the definitions for action, objective, rising action, climax, and falling action as well as citing where these occur in the text.
Essay Topic 2
What does "Oedipal Complex" mean? How does this theory play out thematically in Strange Interlude? Who most embodies this term?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Eugene O'Neill's writing style in Strange Interlude. What literary technique made this play unique? How has this technique affected plays, movies and television written since Strange Interlude?
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