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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Of what does Grandpa remind Mr. Kirby?
2. What happens to Mrs. Kirby?
3. What has Paul Sycamore brought upstairs?
4. To what can this squelching lead?
5. What is Mr. DePinna required to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The entire family is arrested.
Part 1) Why? What takes place during their jail time?
Part 2) How does this arrest affect Alice? Does this arrest prove that Alice was right to believe her family could not be accepted in Tony's world? Why or why not?
Part 3) Will the Sycamores and Kirbys be able to move past this incident and become one cohesive family? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Gay is an actress.
Part 1) Why has she come to the home? How does she behave while she is there?
Part 2) Why would the Sycamores let such a person into their home? How does this show the beliefs and attitudes of the Sycamores?
Part 3) What is the purpose of this character in the play?
Essay Topic 3
Mr. and Mrs. Kirby are Tony's parents.
Part 1) Describe Mr. and Mrs. Kirby.
Part 2) How do they react to Alice's family?
Part 3) How does the commotion and chaos taking place as they enter affect their reaction? What is the purpose of all of this going on as the Kirbys arrive? How does this affect the audience?
Part 4) How do the Kirbys change by the end of the play? Why do the playwrights have them change? How does this express their views of family dynamics and the acceptance of others?
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