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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Mrs. Kirby?
2. What is Alice's reaction to this mistake?
3. What does Rheba recall?
4. What do not provide long-term satisfaction?
5. What does Grandpa finally do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mr. Henderson is an unexpected guest to the home.
Part 1) Who is he? Why is he there?
Part 2) How does Grandpa react to Mr. Henderson's arrival? What is the outcome of this situation?
Part 3) How can both audiences of 1936 and audiences of today relate to this encounter? Would many agree or disagree with Grandpa? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Paul and Mr. DePinna spend a lot of time in the basement.
Part 1) Why are they in the basement?
Part 2) How does this affect the rest of the household and guests?
Part 3) How does this get them and the rest of the household into trouble?
Part 4) Why might the playwrights have created these characters? What or who do they represent in American society?
Essay Topic 3
Tony cares about Alice's family.
Part 1) Why does he care about them?
Part 2) What does his desire to be with her family say about his relationship with his own family?
Part 3) What does Tony do to express his feelings towards his family?
Part 4) Would the average person feel so comfortable around the Sycamores? Why or why not? Use the text to support your response.
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