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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom would Saul like to "leave the films"?
2. How close did Lee get the golf ball to the cup on the ninth hole?
3. How did he lose his false teeth?
4. With what part of the script does Lee want Austin's help?
5. What have they neglected in Mom's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How do the sound effects play into the story? How do they affect each brother? Are coyotes symbolic of one brother, the other, or both? What about crickets?
Essay Topic 2
Austin decides to leave his current, fairly posh life and live in the harshness of the desert. Why can't Lee understand Austin's need? Does Lee adjust well to his new role as screenwriter? Even Mom does not think Austin could make it in the desert. Does Austin really need to go to the desert, or can he continue to live happily as he was?
Essay Topic 3
At the beginning of the play, Austin is the "people" person and Lee is the loner. Where and how do they reverse roles in the play? Do they reverse back again? What does Mom have to do with their roles?
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