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American Drama for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Arthur Miller have trouble getting into the creative writing program at the University of Michigan?

Question 2 2. How are the poem The Broken Tower by Hart Crane and the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire similar?

Question 3 3. Which Eugene O'Neill's play is about a coal stoker undergoing a crisis of class?

Question 4 4. New Orleans is a significant setting in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire for its reputation for all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 5 5. Who was the inspiration behind the character of Laura in the Tennessee Williams play The Glass Menagerie?

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Question 6 6. What is the major theme of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie?

Question 7 7. What is the title of Arthur Miller's play All My Sons referencing?

Question 8 8. What is the subject of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play Death of a Salesman ?

Question 9 9. What is Tennessee Williams best known for?

Question 10 10. Audiences of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams were shocked by all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 11 11. In Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, what is the main cause of Blanche's demise?

Question 12 12. Arthur Miller's work is best known for portraying what themes?

Question 13 13. Why did Tennessee Williams' father pull him out of school to work in a shoe factory?

Question 14 14. At the conclusion of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, what happens to John Proctor?

Question 15 15. In Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, the struggle to adapt to cultural changes is represented by all of the following characters, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 16 16. The Crucible by Arthur Miller centers on the intolerance of which group?

Question 17 17. Although The Crucible is based on real people and real events, why is it considered a work of fiction?

Question 18 18. Eugene O'Neill suffered from all of the following EXCEPT

Question 19 19. Why is Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire an example of social realism?

Question 20 20. Why does Tituba confess to witchcraft in The Crucible by Arthur Miller?

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Question 21 21. How did Miller criticize and show his contempt for the McCarthy hearings and the associated mass fear of communism in the 1950's?

Question 22 22. In Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie', why does Jim feel embarrassed after kissing Laura?

Question 23 23. Why is Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie known as the memory play?

Question 24 24. Which of the following BEST describes Blanche from Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire?

Question 25 25. Through whose eyes do we experience The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams?

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Question 26 26. The Crucible is often seen as an allegory for what historical event?

Question 27 27. What was Tennessee Williams first major hit?

Question 28 28. Which heavily autobiographical Eugene O'Neill play includes characters based on his family members?

Question 29 29. Paul Robeson rose to fame in part due to which Eugene O'Neill play?

Question 30 30. Eugene O'Neill won Pulitzer Prizes for all of the following EXCEPT:

American Drama for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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