The Young Man from Atlanta Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the last thing Will says to Tom?

2. What family does the young man from Atlanta claim to have?

3. Why does Will refuse to speak to the young man from Atlanta?

4. What bank is Will going to downtown?

5. When Pete asks if Will wants to eat, what does Will say?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Horton Foote often said that nothing is more important in his work than a sense of place. Write an essay exploring the influence of the setting of THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA. How is Houston influential? What about the Kidder's house? What about Sunshine produce?

Essay Topic 2

Choose another southern playwright or author whose works you enjoy. Write an essay comparing and contrasting one of your chosen writer's works with Horton Foote's THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA. Discuss differences and similarities in plot, character and style, citing specific examples.

Essay Topic 3

Who is Lily Dale? What drives her? What makes her sweet and charming one minute and perfectly self-centered the next? How does she contribute to Will's downfall?

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