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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of La Doll's daughter?
2. "Songs with ____'s Comments" is one section of the presentation.
3. What does Kitty remove from her purse during the meeting?
4. What was the name of the man's band during his heyday?
5. Who authored the song "Mighty Sword?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses flashbacks as a way to give a background to many of the characters. Examine the use of flashback and your opinion on its effectiveness. Give at least three examples.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters, plots, settings, and outcomes of the stories woven into "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan. How do the story lines differ? What is the conclusion of each story? Which lead character did you like better? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Charlie had a lot of issues with Lou in her youth. There were some flashbacks about Charlie's childhood including suffering through her father's marriages. Write an essay explaining Charlie's point of view regarding her childhood. What happened to Charlie? How did she act out? How did the experience change Charlie? Explain.
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