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Drama for 10th Grade Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST describes Blanche from Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire?

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

Question 4 4. How is drama different from prose?

Question 5 5. New Orleans is a significant setting in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire for its reputation for all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 6 6. Stage directions do all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. In Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, the struggle to adapt to cultural changes is represented by all of the following characters, EXCEPT _____.

Question 8 8. The Crucible is often seen as an allegory for what historical event?

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

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

Question 12 12. Why does Tituba confess to witchcraft in The Crucible by Arthur Miller?

Question 13 13. What was Tennessee Williams first major hit?

Question 14 14. What is the subject of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play Death of a Salesman ?

Question 15 15. What is Tennessee Williams best known for?

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Question 16 16. How did Miller criticize and show his contempt for the McCarthy hearings and the associated mass fear of communism in the 1950's?

Question 17 17. Why did Arthur Miller have trouble getting into the creative writing program at the University of Michigan?

Question 18 18. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 19 19. In Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, what is the main cause of Blanche's demise?

Question 20 20. Why is Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie known as the memory play?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 22 22. Why did Tennessee Williams' father pull him out of school to work in a shoe factory?

Question 23 23. What is the title of Arthur Miller's play All My Sons referencing?

Question 24 24. Arthur Miller's work is best known for portraying what themes?

Question 25 25. How do a soliloquy and an aside differ?

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Question 26 26. At the conclusion of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, what happens to John Proctor?

Question 27 27. Through whose eyes do we experience The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams?

Question 28 28. What is the major theme of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie?

Question 29 29. In Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie', why does Jim feel embarrassed after kissing Laura?

Question 30 30. Although The Crucible is based on real people and real events, why is it considered a work of fiction?

Drama for 10th Grade Chapter Exam Instructions

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