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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Kate think she can steal the bus?
2. Why is Raymond's death so sad?
3. How was the General involved in Ben's school?
4. Why does the General try to seek forgiveness?
5. What does the General know about Ben?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the ending of the novel and then discuss how the ending of the novel tragic and unfair.
What is an alternate ending you would have liked to see for the story?
Essay Topic 2
What qualities do Artkin and Miro share with one another? Are they typical father and son similarities
How has Artkin trained Miro to become a terrorist and how does Miro fight the urge to become a terrorist?
Essay Topic 3
What American rites of passage are present or mentioned in this novel?
What characters are forced to go through these?
How might these rites of passage differ from ones that Miro was forced to live through.
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