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American Drama for 12th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are the poem The Broken Tower by Hart Crane and the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire similar?

Question 2 2. Arthur Miller's work is best known for portraying what themes?

Question 3 3. The Crucible is often seen as an allegory for what historical event?

Question 4 4. At the conclusion of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, what happens to John Proctor?

Question 5 5. Eugene O'Neill suffered from all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 6 6. What was Tennessee Williams first major hit?

Question 7 7. What is the subject of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play Death of a Salesman ?

Question 8 8. In Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie', why does Jim feel embarrassed after kissing Laura?

Question 9 9. Who was the inspiration behind the character of Laura in the Tennessee Williams play The Glass Menagerie?

Question 10 10. Eugene O'Neill won Pulitzer Prizes for all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Why does Tituba confess to witchcraft in The Crucible by Arthur Miller?

Question 12 12. Which heavily autobiographical Eugene O'Neill play includes characters based on his family members?

Question 13 13. Paul Robeson rose to fame in part due to which Eugene O'Neill play?

Question 14 14. What is the major theme of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie?

Question 15 15. Why did Tennessee Williams' father pull him out of school to work in a shoe factory?

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Question 16 16. Why is Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire an example of social realism?

Question 17 17. In Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, what is the main cause of Blanche's demise?

Question 18 18. New Orleans is a significant setting in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire for its reputation for all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 19 19. Which Eugene O'Neill's play is about a coal stoker undergoing a crisis of class?

Question 20 20. The Crucible by Arthur Miller centers on the intolerance of which group?

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

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

Question 24 24. What is the title of Arthur Miller's play All My Sons referencing?

Question 25 25. Audiences of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams were shocked by all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 26 26. Through whose eyes do we experience The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams?

Question 27 27. Although The Crucible is based on real people and real events, why is it considered a work of fiction?

Question 28 28. In Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, the struggle to adapt to cultural changes is represented by all of the following characters, EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. What is Tennessee Williams best known for?

Question 30 30. Which of the following BEST describes Blanche from Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire?

American Drama for 12th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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