Sweet Bird of Youth Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Fly say he used to wait tables?

2. What does Princess say is raging in her?

3. What is Princess' real name?

4. What church is ringing its bells?

5. What does Princess say she has to do before she cashes the checks?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Chance think he has every right to be in St. Cloud?

2. How does Princess react to what Sally tells her?

3. How does Chance help Princess in the opening scene?

4. What does Act 2, Scene 1 say about Heavenly's relationship with her father?

5. How did Chance bribe the train conductor to give him and Heavenly an empty carriage?

6. How does Princess react to Tom Jr's bullying tactics?

7. How did Princess know Chance had been defeated?

8. When did Heavenly become important to Chance?

9. Why does Boss ban his daughter from entering a convent?

10. Why does Princess' elation disappear?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?

Essay Topic 2

Compare Chance to Boss.

1. What is their relationship to each other?

2. How are their ideas different?

3. How do their differences in opinion prove to be destructive?

Essay Topic 3

SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH is a play. What are the differences between a play and a film in terms of the following?

1. Language

2. Character

3. Structure

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