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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 beverage does the person in #146 order at lunch?
2. Jones is bullied by Miss Self into going on an appointment with whom?
3. Jones' dining companion tells a sexy story about a man named _______________.
4. Whose home does Jones call at three a.m.?
5. In what country is the city in #92 located?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Jones' first encounter with Kate McCloud.
2. How does Jones break professional protocol regarding Mr. Appleton?
3. Why does the reader have a feeling of incompleteness while reading this book?
4. Why does Miss Self summon Jones to a meeting and why is she willing to forgo her business tenet of no socialization of employees with clients outside business appointments?
5. Why does Jones mention Florie Rotondo during the low moments at the end of this chapter?
6. What celebrities does the author name outright in this chapter and who are mildly disguised?
7. What are three of the book's motifs that make an appearance in this chapter?
8. How do Jones' strong feelings for Kate prompt him to think that he might be in over his head?
9. Who is Mr. Appleton and what is his relationship to Jones?
10. How does Axel Jaeger embody one of the book's key themes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Capote is a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphors, and irony. Briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Capote's writing style. How is he different from other writers of his time? What are some of his characteristic writing techniques? Identify some examples of his classic style in ANSWERED PRAYERS.
Essay Topic 3
How does Capote use the literary technique of local color in ANSWERED PRAYERS? What elements comprise local color? Give some examples of the local color in some establishments, in the characters, and in the events.
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