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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. In what city has Beth taken a job?



2. What does Dave arrange to do with Sarah?



3. Who does Dave not want to see on a regular basis?



4. Where does Dave say his mother used to shop?



5. How does visiting Dave's childhood home make him feel?



Essay Topics

What similarities in style and tone does Dave's memoir share with Might magazine?

Examine Eggers' writing style. How would you describe his prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? Does he use any specific writing techniques? What meaning does Eggers' style give to his story?

Examine Dave's family.

1) How important is Dave's family to him? Are there some members of his family that were more important than others?

2) What would have happened to Dave if he did not have his family around when his parents died?

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