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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is actually supposed to write Lee's script?
2. Where is Austin at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 7?
3. Why did Austin only steal the toasters?
4. How does Lee describe the time of day?
5. What gift has Saul given Lee?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Austin keep choking Lee, though it is clear at some point that he is really hurting him? As the younger brother, how is he asserting his authority? Why has Lee upset him so much?
Essay Topic 2
Austin physically assaults Lee in the end to get what he wants. While Lee threatened to assault Austin throughout the play, he never actually did. How does this represent a turning point for Austin? For the brothers' relationship? How will the play end after the lights go down? Will the brothers reconcile? Will there be a fight? Will they each survive?
Essay Topic 3
Why has Lee chosen to live in the desert? Does he feel comfortable in the world of people? In Austin's world? What is Austin's perception of Lee's life? What is Lee's perception of Austin's life?
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