Torch Song Trilogy Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 157 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Torch Song Trilogy Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whom does Ed resent?
(a) Laurel.
(b) No one.
(c) Alan.
(d) Arnold.

2. Of what could the bed setting be symbolic?
(a) That they are all bored and need to sleep.
(b) It could be symbolic of the intimacy of the characters with each other.
(c) That they would each like to be sexually partnered with someone else.
(d) There is no real symbolism to the bed setting.

3. With whom is Arnold talking?
(a) Jacs.
(b) Murray.
(c) No one.
(d) Ed.

4. At what does Ed hint?
(a) That his is about to marry.
(b) That he has been tested HIV positive.
(c) That he needs to borrow a large sum of money from Arnold.
(d) The desire for a reconciliation with Arnold.

5. How is the lighting arranged in this scene?
(a) Lighting is not specified.
(b) It is totally dark.
(c) It focuses only on the speaking character.
(d) It is a red strobe light.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the response to the question?

2. What does Arnold express to Ed about their relationship?

3. About what is Arnold still hurt?

4. What is the relationship between Arnold and the person he is taking with him to Ed and Laurel's?

5. How does Ed feel about Alan?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does this act end?

2. How is the conversation between Alan and Arnold stalled?

3. What is Arthur going to do onstage?

4. Explain why Laurel invited Arnold for the weekend and whether her plan is successful.

5. What is the significance of the term "Stretto" in this scene?

6. What could be a possible reason for the torch song between each scene?

7. What in this scene indicates the differences between the two couples?

8. Describe the opening to this scene.

9. When and why is Laurel visiting Arnold?

10. Describe Ed and David's interaction on the park bench.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 1,075 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Torch Song Trilogy Lesson Plans
Torch Song Trilogy from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook