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

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Final Test - Hard

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This test 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

Essay Topic 1

What major events had a profound effect on Eggers' life and how did they change him? What does Eggers still have to learn by the end of the book?

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

Choose one of the following options and discuss how illness affected that particular area in Eggers' life.

1) Work

2) Social life

3) Intimate relationships

4) Family

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