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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Jerry says that animals don't take to him like ______________.
2. What do the men suddenly start screaming at one another?
3. What does Jerry tell Peter not to do?
4. Who does Peter say that he was expecting this afternoon?
5. What does Peter keep saying?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jerry begins to tickle and to punch Peter as he is trying to leave. Why does Jerry choose these forms of interaction with Peter? Do these actions have anything to do with what Jerry was studying at the zoo? Why or why not? What else could Jerry have done to get the attention of Peter and to make him stay longer?
Essay Topic 2
The playwright purposely has Jerry befriend a dog.
Part 1) Why does the playwright do this?
Part 2) To what will this friendship lead? Why does Jerry believe this?
Part 3) What does the playwright believe will happen to someone without love? Why might he believe this?
Essay Topic 3
Peter does not understand Jerry's dog story.
Part 1) How dos Jerry react to Peter's lack of understanding?
Part 2) What has happened to their building discord at this point in the play? Why?
Part 3) What does Peter' lack of understanding Jerry's life represent?
This section contains 260 words
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