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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Helen leave to do?
2. What are some of the names Peter calls Geof?
3. What are Jo and Geof doing in the stage directions at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 2?
4. Why does Jo let Geof stay with her?
5. What does Peter ask for immediately upon entering the apartment?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jo and Geof each feel like misfits, and exist outside of societal expectations. How does this shape their relationship? While individually they are "outside the norm," when they are together they describe each other as "unique" and "unlike anyone else." How do they inspire confidence in one another?
Essay Topic 2
After Helen leaves, Jo has to work two jobs to pay for the apartment, but tells Geof she loves that it is hers. What is the significance of Jo paying for the apartment herself? Is it a sign that she is growing up and becoming more independent and mature? If Helen has stayed, would Jo have taken this personal step?
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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