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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has died in Act 5?
2. How does Darrell say he's become wealthy in Act 7?
3. Who convinced Darrell to go away and do research?
4. Who does Nina say that Gordon resembles in Act 7?
5. Who says, "I've lost everything in life so far because I didn't have the courage to take it--and I've hurt everyone around me"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how foreshadowing is employed in Strange Interlude. What events in particular are foreshadowed? Who speaks this dialogue?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of "Interlude." How does this theme manifest in Strange Interlude? Where is this title phrase used in the play? What does it describe?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the imagery in the play. Define the terms simile and metaphor, and explain how O'Neill makes use of these in Strange Interlude. How does Nina's speech about the tide reflect this?
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