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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Billy from?
2. When Billy throws a basketball at Richie, what does the basketball knock out of Richie's hand?
3. How old was Billy when he decided what he wanted to do as a profession when he grew up?
4. What does Carlyle call Roger throughout the play?
5. After Billy tells Carlyle that Richie is not "queer," what does Carlyle claim to want from Richie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the differences between Roger and Carlyle. Be sure to address their individual standpoints on the Army, homosexuality, race, and friendship.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the tensions between Billy and Richie throughout the play. Why do the tensions exist for Billy? Why do the tensions exist for Richie? Are the tensions justified? Why/why not?
Essay Topic 3
Choose a character from the following list. Write a character analysis including information including the answers to the following questions: Who are they as a person? What do they want in life? What are their strengths? What are their weaknesses?
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