The Basketball Diaries Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Frank O'Hara poem "Music" remind Jim of?

2. What do Deborah and Ned do that the cops find unusual?

3. What does Jim do on the train to Rye to calm his paranoia?

4. Why does Jim walk up sixteen flights of stairs to Benny's apartment?

5. What does Jim say will go up in smoke every time a page in his future book gets turned?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is a "war baby?" Why does Jim believe he is paying for a war he was not alive for? Discuss how war affects future generations.

Essay Topic 2

Why is Jim unwilling to hustle at Yankee Stadium, when he hustles on the street? Discuss the skills he uses in both of these worlds.

Essay Topic 3

How do Jim and his friends show respect for each other? Give an example from the text of one person reaching out to help another.

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