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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jerry tell the man at the hamburger place?
2. What kind of animal should it be?
3. How does Peter threaten Jerry?
4. What does he hear as he runs away?
5. What does Peter tell Jerry that he must do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jerry seems to be a little 'off' during most of the story. Do you think that he's crazy? Why or why not? Why do you think Peter doesn't seem to be afraid of Jerry at first? What behaviors does Jerry exhibit that make him likable and sane?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Jerry has grown throughout the telling of this dog story.
Part 1) How has he grown?
Part 2) How has the audience's opinion of Jerry changed?
Part 3) How does the audience's opinion change again in the next scene? Why?
This section contains 264 words
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