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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Nick's daughter's name?
2. What is Kitty doing when Act 3 opens?
3. Kitty's mood lifts a bit at the thought of _____________.
4. What does Nick give to the drunk?
5. Who arrives at Kitty's room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study on Nick. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the significance of the play's title. What did the author mean by calling the play THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE? Cite an example to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE is set in 1939--following the Great Depression in America and before the start of World War II. What impact did these two major events have on Saroyan? What impact did they have on his work, especially THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE. Explain.
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