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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the man who owns the bookstore?
2. What kind of store does Socrates say changed him?
3. Why did Charles Rinnett do to Socrates?
4. Who does Darryl wish he was like?
5. What does Philip threaten Darryl and Socrates with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Socrates think about the dog paw prints around him when he wakes up on the beach?
2. Summarize the novel.
3. How does Socrates talk Right out of killing himself with a gun?
4. Why is Socrates concerned about his job?
5. Why does Socrates blame businessmen for corruption?
6. What does Socrates do with the reward money?
7. What does Socrates dream about his mother at the end of the chapter?
8. What does Socrates tell Shreve in the cafe?
9. Why did Socrates break the driver's nose?
10. Why does Socrates stay at home during the riots?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two of the following people and outline their influence on Socrate's life:
3) His mother
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the novel and helps to express character and theme:
2) Point of view
Essay Topic 3
What events in Socrates' early life influenced him to lead a life of violence? How different would Socrates' life have been if she was from a more secure background?
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