These questions regard last night’s episodes of HBO’s GIRLS. Please answer the prompts with specific examples from LAST NIGHT’S EPISODE, though supplementary material will be accepted as a secondary source. Please write legibly. No. 2 pencils only. You have an hour to finish this test. See below for questions and sample responses.
1. For an episode about role playing, this was an episode about the characters we make out of ourselves. As Soojin says, there aren’t enough hours in a day to be a woman and a girlfriend and a gallerist and an electronic musician at once. It’s too much for one person! Marnie doesn’t know if all those things can be in one person…and in another moment of alignment, neither does Adam. But for Hannah, the artistic is holistic, and she can’t understand how someone’s art could create a crisis of identity, since her art is so wrapped up in who she is.
We’ve been through this before