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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do B and C see when they walk in at the beginning of Act 2, Part 1?
2. How does A respond to what C says to her in Act 2, Part 4?
3. What is C and B's relationship to A, as it is revealed in Act 2, Part 1?
4. What does C ask A and B regarding A's accident?
5. What is C unable to remember in Act 2, Part 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A, B, and C all have different ideas of the best time of life. C feels that all the good times ended with her, B feels that middle age is the best time, and A feels that the best time is at the end. What are the reasons that each woman gives for her favorite time of life? Which one do you most agree with? Why? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
The bracelet story is a turning point in A's life, as well as in the play's plot. How did the bracelet incident change A's life? How did it change her marriage? What long-lasting effects did it have on A's character? How did it affect her emotionally? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
What is one of the major differences between A and Sis? Why did A feel superior to Sis because of her joy in sex? How did A lose her joy in sex? What effect did this have on A's character? How did it affect her relationship with Sis? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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