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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Rosa marry?
2. Where do Tracy and Sammy go together that is abandoned?
3. Which character is most stunned by Tracy's good looks?
4. What is the name of the studio doing The Escapist movie?
5. Where is Joe supposed to be located in Part VI?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role does corruption play in the story? Which characters are examples of corruption? Which characters are victims of corruption? Analyze at least 2 examples of corruption in the novel.
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
Describe society's view of comics in the story. Why do they think this way? Do you think this is a realistic interpretation of the way society thought in 1939? Why or why not? What type of media might be comparable to comic books for the modern age?
This section contains 190 words
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