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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What hope did O'Shawn's mother have for him?
2. What is the name of the girl Vincent is in love with?
3. What type of vermin is the weal?
4. What is Big Flo working as when she meets Ned?
5. In what context does the critic state O'Shawn's poems should be read?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Diabetes and Hepatitis discussing and arguing about at the beginning of "God (A Play)"?
2. How did the phrase "humble pie" originate?
3. What poem is being critiqued and what does the author say about the poet's works?
4. What role does Al Capone play in Flo's life?
5. What is the solution of the "The Stolen Gem" case?
6. What idea does Trichinosis bring to the play?
7. What importance does the critic put on the names mentioned in O'Shawn's poem and what does the critic try to do each time he sees a name?
8. What are some theories regarding Anne Hathaway that are presented in "But Soft...Real Soft"?
9. How does the critic seem to speak about O'Shawn and his work? What does the critic add to O'Shawn's work?
10. How does the essay "But Soft...Real Soft" begin and what are some arguments regarding Shakespeare that it mentions?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Please define protagonist and antagonist. Provide three examples of each that can be found in "Without Feathers" and list the specific reasons why they are the antagonist or the protagonist.
Essay Topic 2
What role does a narrator play in a story or novel? Please define at least three different types of narrators and give examples from the book for at least two different types of narrators. As a reader, which type of narrator do you prefer?
Essay Topic 3
Please define the role of tone in a literary work. How is tone conveyed in literature? Please provide three examples from the book of tone.
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