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. What is there a marked difference between in Chapter 22?
2. How does Marcus scare Ellie off in Chapter 25?
3. What does Fiona tell Will in Chapter 17?
4. Where does Will find Marcus at the beginning of Chapter 27?
5. Who does Ellie say is on the front of her sweatshirt when Marcus asks about it?
Discuss depression and suicide as depicted in the novel "About a Boy". Why does Fiona attempt suicide? How does her depression and attempted suicide impact Marcus? How is Kurt Cobain's suicide and depression depicted in the novel?
Analyze the character Will. Who is Will and what are his defining character traits? How does he influence the life of the other protagonist, Marcus? Is he a good friend? How does he grow as a character by the end of the novel?
Discuss the setting of the novel. In what way is the setting an important aspect of this story? How might either Will's or Marcus' life have been different if they had not lived in London during this time?
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