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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rheba recall?
2. Who will stay at least through dinner?
3. Of what does Grandpa remind Mr. Kirby?
4. What had Penny begun for Mr. DePinna?
5. What adds to the confusion in the house?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
The play takes place in Grandpa Vanderhof's livingroom.
Part 1) How does the play open?
Part 2) How does the audience or reader learn about each character? Is this an effective introduction to each character? Why or why not?
Part 3) Why might the playwrights have introduced them in this way?
Essay Topic 3
Ton's parents arrive a day early to dinner.
Part 1) Why? What is Alice's reaction?
Part 2) How does the family try to make the best of the situation? Are they successful? Why or why not?
Part 3) Is their arrival disastrous for the other characters? Does their early arrival weaken or strengthen the family? Why?
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