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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 the housekeeper who calls the police?
2. Where do Rosa and Sammy live?
3. How many stories does Joe actually fall?
4. Where is Joe supposed to be located in Part VI?
5. Who does Tommy want a closer relationship with?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Does the book portray life imitating art? How? Would Joe have become so intense about his hatred for Germans if he did not have the comic books as an outlet? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
How are Tommy and Joe alike? How are they different? Why is it important that these similarities are displayed for the reader? How does Joe's son Tommy compare to Joe's brother, Thomas?
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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