Slab Boys - Style and Technique test questions

1

What does the use of Scots add to the play?

2

What does the stage direction starts working quickly and methodically suggest about Spanky?

3

What do Phil’s monologues reveal about his character?

4

Which theme reaches some resolution when Hector Takes Parker Pen out of Phil’s pocket and hands it to Alan?

5

What is the effect of the play taking place over one day in one location?

6

Which comic device is used when Sadie describes her husband, accidentally, throwing out her prosthetic breast?

7

What is meant by the term ‘parody’?

8

Which event is ‘farcical’?

9

What does the Slab Boy’s use of word play suggest about them?

10

What conflict do the audience face at the end of the play?