Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet: Summary, Characters & Analysis


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In the play Glengarry Glen Ross, what does John Williamson want from Shelley Levene in exchange for the Glengarry leads?

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1. Who committed the burglary at the real estate office in the play Glengarry Glen Ross?

2. In the play Glengarry Glen Ross, why does Ricky Roma lie about James Lingk's real estate purchase contract being filed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the characters and plot of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Mamet's inspiration to write the play
  • 1980s term for people focused on amassing wealth
  • Burglary at the real estate office
  • Motivations for character actions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Glengarry Glen Ross
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what John Williamson wants in exchange for the Glengarry leads

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet: Summary, Characters & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the plot and characters of the play
  • Understand the cultural impact of the play
  • Know what inspired David Mamet to write it