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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Will concerned for Marcus in Chapter 32?
2. What does Will tell Marcus about what Ellie told him in Chapter 20?
3. What does Fiona begin doing in the mornings again in Chapter 29?
4. What does Rachel suggest she do in Chapter 30?
5. Why is Ellie called to the headmistress' office in Chapter 21?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the fear felt by the main characters of the novel, particularly with the protagonists. What is Marcus afraid of? What is Will afraid of?
Essay Topic 2
Who is the author of the novel? What are some other works he has written? Describe his writing style.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the conclusion of the novel "About a Boy". Are you satisfied with the ending? Why or why not? Is the conclusion a happy one? Are there any unanswered questions? Would you change anything?
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