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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the men suddenly start screaming at one another?
2. What does the landlady ask Jerry to do for the dog?
3. What does the landlady want Jerry to do?
4. Why wasn't Jerry's test fair in relation to why he went to the zoo?
5. Jerry runs at Peter and ______________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The men formally greet one another after an already lengthy and intimate conversation.
Part 1) Of what does this remind the audience?
Part 2) Why do they introduce themselves at this point?
Part 3) What is the significance of this introduction?
Essay Topic 2
The theme of animals occurs sporadically throughout the play.
Part 1) Describe when it is first mentioned.
Part 2) Describe two other times it is mentioned. How does it enhance the story?
Part 3) How do these animal qualities relate to these two characters and to people, in general?
Essay Topic 3
The setting is very simple.
Part 1) What is the setting? Could the play be set anywhere else? Why or why not?
Part 2) Why is the setting so simple?
Part 3) How do the characters and the dialogue become, in a sense, the setting?
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