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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why would this happen?
2. What happens to him, after a while?
3. What does he do when the nurse hands him a mirror?
4. Why does he decide to go with her?
5. What does the doctor believe is the difference between him and the protagonist?
Essay Topic 1
The protagonist is not named until Section 6.
Part 1) What is his name? Why is it not known until Section 6?
Part 2) What is the author's purpose for keeping him anonymous for over half of the novel?
Part 3) How might this reflect how both the author and main character feel about themselves?
Essay Topic 2
Kathleen tells the doctor that she loves the protagonist, and the doctor replies that sometimes love is stronger than prayer.
Part 1) What does this foreshadow?
Part 2) Do you agree with the doctor? Why or why not?
Part 3) How is this love destructive? Why is it destructive?
Essay Topic 3
Gyula is the protagonist's friend.
Part 1) Describe Gyula. How is he a breath of fresh air for the protagonist?
Part 2) What does Gyula create for the protagonist? Why?
Part 3) how does Gyula's approach affect the protagonist? Has this helped the protagonist? Why or why not?
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