Why does the student go to see the professor? To learn about the background of a director who was discussed in class To ask permission to use a specific type of theater for her class assignment To discuss the symbolism in a play she wants to use for her assignment To find out what scenery she is allowed to use in presenting her assignment Why does the professor discuss the political environment in the United States in the 1960s? To compare events at that time to events that occurred in one of Stephenson’s plays To suggest that the woman do additional research on that period of United States history To point out why political themes are common in folk and fairy tales To explain Sills’s inspiration for his first story theatre production According to the professor, what does the blue light in the fairy tale called “The Blue Light” represent? A plan that is impossible to follow A conflict between two opposing forces A solution to complex problems A question that has no clear answer What is the professor’s opinion about Sills’s production of The Blue Light? He thinks that it was an inventive and powerful performance. He believes that the use of some props would have enhanced the performance. He thinks that the theme is even more relevant today than it was in the 1960s. He believes that it was less effective stylistically than some of Stephenson’s plays. According to the professor, what is the most important difference between Stephenson’s and Sills’s style of story theatre? The actor who plays the role of the narrator plays only that role in Stephenson’s productions. The actors wear elaborate costumes in Stephenson’s productions. The stage settings are realistic in Stephenson’s productions. Political themes are avoided in Stephenson’s productions.