Between Riverside and Crazy Test | Final Test - Hard

Stephen Adly Guirgis
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Between Riverside and Crazy Test | Final Test - Hard

Stephen Adly Guirgis
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Junior preparing to go out of town in Act 1, Scene 4?

2. Who tells the Church Lady that she is not welcome in the opening of Act 2, Scene 3?

3. What does Oswaldo do after entering in Act 1, Scene 5?

4. What does Lulu accuse Junior of wanting her to do in Act 1, Scene 4?

5. How does Pops say he felt about his father in Act 2, Scene 2?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is the setting described for Act 2, Scene 2?

2. What is the main stipulation surrounding Pops's lawsuit?

3. When and where does Act 2, Scene 1 take place in relation to the previous scenes in Act 1?

4. How does the Church Lady convince Pops to take Communion in Act 2, Scene 1?

5. How is the setting for Act 2, Scene 3 described?

6. What are Pops's "last wishes" that he relates to Junior in Act 2, Scene 2?

7. What does the Church Lady confess to Pops in Act 2, Scene 4?

8. What is symbolized by Pops's departure in the end of Act 2, Scene 4?

9. How is the setting of the roof described in Act 1, Scene 4? What symbolism can be seen in this setting?

10. How is the Church Lady described in stage directions?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the theme of race in Between Riverside and Crazy. How does the author manifest this theme through character and setting? What symbolism and imagery relate to this theme? How does setting connect to this theme?

Essay Topic 2

What implications do Caro and O'Connor make regarding Junior, Oswaldo, and Lulu when they confront Pops about his lawsuit? Do you think these implications are true? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

What is the significance of the dead Christmas tree that is described in the stage directions for several scenes? What do you think this object symbolizes? Why?

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