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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why has Helen come back?
2. Why does Jo think Helen has returned?
3. To what classic novel does Jo compare the book she is reading?
4. What is Geof cutting out of cloth?
5. What does Jo joke she will name the baby?
Essay Topic 1
Research Shelagh Delaney's life. When did she write A TASTE OF HONEY? How does the play stem from her personal life? What statement was she trying to make with the play?
Essay Topic 2
There are many symbols in the play. How does Delaney use symbolism to tell her story? Choose three symbols from the text. Examine how they are applied and what they mean to the play.
Essay Topic 3
In Act 1, Scene 2, Helen comments on film and theatre, complaining that they have become more and more alike and trite. Why is Helen's mantra about movies becoming more like theatre significant? Could this be Delaney's own opinion? Do some research on Shelagh Delaney. To your knowledge, what is one of the reasons she wrote A Taste of Honey?
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