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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Jack and Anne continue to discuss as the years progress?
2. How long had Jack and Anne been falling in love?
3. Where did Anne go to college?
4. What puzzles Jack about the hospital discussion?
5. Who is Mortimer L. Littlepaugh?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is the character with the most moral fiber in the story? Do you think there is one character who will not be manipulated or used in some way for personal gain? Is there one character, besides Willy, who will stoop to almost anything to get what he/she wants no matter what the personal cost?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author's use of the literary technique of flashbacks in the novel. What is the purpose of a flashback? Is the information gleaned from the flashbacks sufficient to flesh out the bones of the literary framework the author has established? Is the technique of a flashback and the resulting flash forward disconcerting to the reader, even though necessary?
Essay Topic 3
What is the symbolism of Willie Stark's name? Does his name fit his bold physicality? How about his brash personality?
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