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A Confederacy of Dunces Test | Final Test - Hard

John Kennedy Toole
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose picture does Santa kiss?

2. With what color does Dorian decorate his building?

3. How much does the hospital want before they will discharge Ignatius?

4. With what does Ignatius threaten his mother?

5. Who does Ignatius fear will get in contact?

Essay Topics

Look at Toole's only other book, Tthe Neon Bible. What is it about? What themes does it share with A Confederacy of Dunces? Does it have a similar writing style? Does it have a similar structure?

Look at the effect of stereotyping. Why do the students think people stereotype? What are the negative effects of stereotyping? Are their any positive effects? In what way does Toole bypass stereotyping in A Confederacy of Dunces.

Discuss Toole's life. In what way do you think his life and personality are reflected in the book?

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