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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Scudder write a prescription for for Boss?
2. What is the name of the band playing at the hotel?
3. What does Boss think desegregation threatens?
4. Where does Tom say Heavenly is?
5. Who enters the bar after Miss Lucy leaves?
Essay Topic 1
Examine the book's reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?
Essay Topic 2
Replace the play's setting with one of the following settings:
1. New York.
2. Los Angeles.
3. Jefferson County.
What new meaning would the new setting give the book? How important is setting for developing meaning in a story?
Essay Topic 3
In 1962, Paul Newman starred in a movie version of SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH. Why do you think the themes and ideas in the book were still relevant so many years later? How did the filmmakers adapt the themes to fit in with the new environment? How did these changes affect the meaning of the story?
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