Early 20th Century OR Mid-20th Century

Explain the significance of the play’s title — how does it relate to the dramatic irony in the play? Include at

least 2 quotes from the play to support your ideas.

How does the setting of the play contribute to our understanding of Minnie Wright’s life? Include at least 2

quotes from the play to support your ideas.

Identify and explain 2 symbols in the play, and explain how symbolism relates to themes in the play. Include

at least 2 quotes from the play to support your ideas.

OR

Choose 3 poems by Gwendolyn Brooks, and analyze how Brooks uses imagery to reveal themes in each

poem. Include at least 2 quotes from each poem to support your ideas.