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

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 107 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sarah say to Dave before he leaves her house in the morning?

2. What does Dave decide to arrange in this chapter?

3. What girl from Dave's hometown does he mention in this chapter?

4. What show wants to hire one of the magazine's made up celebrities?

5. Who do the editors of Might decide to create awards for?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

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

Essay Topic 3

Examine Dave's relationship with his parents.

1) Why does Dave hold his mother in much higher regard than his father?

2) How have Dave's parents affected his personality and the decisions he makes in the book?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 896 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.