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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Joe's son?
2. Which of the following describes Rosa's commitment to Sam?
3. What is inside the box that Joe opens?
4. Which of the following characters is raped at the country house?
5. What is located on the floor that Joe plans to jump from?
Essay Topic 1
Examine the use of juxtaposition in this book. For example, how are Luna Moth and Rosa juxtaposed? What are the differences between Sammy and Joe and how do they play off each other? Choose one other pairing from the story to analyze.
Essay Topic 2
What qualities does a hero posses? How does the story reveal these qualities? Are these qualities present in the characters of the story? Would Sammy and Joe be considered heroes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
What role does isolation play in the novel? How is Joe isolated? How is Sammy isolated? What other characters are isolated? Analyze 3 examples of isolation in the novel.
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