Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What characters are on stage at the opening of this scene?
2. How does David respond to Arnold telling him that Arnold still intends to adopt David?
3. Where is Laurel visiting Arnold?
4. Where do Laurel's parents live?
5. What has Laurel done?
In "Fugue in a Nursery, Subject," in a conversation between Ed and Laurel, Ed restates his jealousy of Alan and the resentment of Alan's presence in Arnold's life and at the house this weekend. Discuss the following ideas in a well-developed essay using specific examples both from the text and any research you complete:
1. Do you think it is fair for Ed to feel jealous of Arnold having Alan when Ed left Arnold for Laurel? Explain your opinion.
2. There is a saying that "one cannot help how s/he feels." Give your response to this statement, using examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Do you think Arnold is jealous of Laurel? Why or why not?
4. Even if a person cannot help how s/he feels, the person can control how s/he acts upon those feelings. Do you believe this statement is true? Why or why not? Give specific details to support your statements.
In "Fugue in a Nursery: Prologue," it is obvious that Laurel and Ed end up together. Discuss one of the following topics in a well-developed essay using specific examples both from the text and any research you complete:
1. Compare and contrast the way a heterosexual versus a homosexual relationship might be different in the day to day living of it.
2. Discuss how the lack of legal rights may help or hinder a gay relationship. Should homosexual relationships enjoy the benefits of legality? Why or why not.
3. Compare and contrast the attitude towards homosexuals in the early sixties with the attitudes in the first decade of the 21st century.
Discuss the following ideas in a well-developed essay using specific examples both from the text and any research you complete:
1. The title of this scene is "Fugue in a Nursery, Codetta." Define the word "codetta" as it applies to music.
2. How do you think a codetta applies to this scene?
3. What do you think the dominant theme of this scene is? Does this relate to the idea of a codetta?
4. If you were a musician, what type of music would you use in this scene (jazz, classical, rock, heavy metal, rap, etc...) Why?
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