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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Nick receives an annoying phone call from whom?
2. What can Joe tell from looking at Kitty and Tom?
3. When does Krupp say he is going to quit the police force?
4. What is the name of the hotel for the setting of Act 3?
5. What is McCarthy's job?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The role of a melting pot of characters is an important element in this story. Cite three examples noting the role of this motley crew in general. Then cite three examples that showcase characteristics that these individuals share.
Essay Topic 2
What is the role of Nick's daughter? What is the role of Nick's mother? Why does the author insert them into the story especially in such limited ways? Is this the author's way of exploring Nick's character through his reactions to them? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Nick, Joe, Tom and Kitty. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
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