These questions regard last night’s episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad. 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. Just when you think Breaking Bad is getting cliched … well … so much for Walt’s heartfelt, Sergeant Brody-esque “confession” tape. Marie’s right to call it a “threat,” since it places the blame directly on his brother-in-law. The message is clear: I go down, you’re going down harder. But doesn’t it almost seem like just that–a threat, and nothing more? It’s hard to conceive of Walt going through with that story, one in which he’s been played for the patsy, for no other reason than his own ego. (And whatever happened to family first?) Read More