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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened to the man B had an affair with?
2. How old will C be, according to B, when she meets her husband?
3. What happened to B's son in school?
4. How does C feel about jewelry?
5. How did A's father-in-law feel about her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
C is offended by A's use of racist words throughout the play. B defends A, saying that the words don't mean anything, they are just the words that A learned to use. Does this excuse A's use of the words? Do you think that A's use of these words is malicious or, as B says, unconscious? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
A tells her son of a premonition she had about her death. What are the most important details in this premonition? What is the significance of A's hand being cold when the son takes it? Why does A repeat this fact over and over? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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