August: Osage County Quiz

Tracy Letts
This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of August.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


The use of mind / emotion altering substances seems to be a significant part of the play's thematic interest in mother/daughter relationships. Which substances used by which characters in this section can be seen as manifesting this theme? (from Act 2, Part 2 (pages 67 – 82))


Who defends Jean from Steve? (from Act Three, Scenes 2, 3, and 4)


Which previously referred-to situation can be seen as being clearly echoed in the emerging Steve / Jean relationship? (from Act 2, Part 2 (pages 67 – 82))


Which action / comment in this section metaphorically reinforces the idea that Barbara is becoming more like Violet? (from Act 2, Part 3 (pages 82 – 97))


Which character in Act 1, Scene 1 is referred to as having issues with marijuana? (from Act 1, Scene 1)

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