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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. From what have Jo and Geof just come back?
2. What does Jo joke she will name the baby?
3. Who do Helen and Jo hear singing outside?
4. Why does Peter keep singing?
5. To what does Helen compare Jo's physical condition?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Helen first husband is described by her as a Puritan, and she had not been with a man until she sought out Jo's father in the barn. How do you think Helen's conservative husband shaped her later life? Why did she sleep with someone else, and someone who was considered mentally deficient to boot? Do you think this was the beginning of Helen's life as a social butterfly?
Essay Topic 2
In Act 1, Scene 1, Jo dreams about Helen's death. How does Helen's reaction to Jo's dream give insight to her character? Is Helen really as flippant and unfeeling as she first appears? How, if at all, does Helen change throughout the play?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the play's title. What are the implications of a taste of honey, as an action and a title for the play? Where are there instances in the text that demonstrate the idea? How do the characters exemplify the idea?
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