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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. Why do Tommy and Jody decide to try drowning her?
2. Finally, what does Jody recognize about her feelings for Tommy?
3. What information do the Animals give Tommy during their early morning visit?
4. What does Tommy tell Jody is the reason for locking her in the freezer?
5. Because Tommy is being linked to both crime scenes, what does Jody suspect?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Jody decide to go to cheer up over Tommy's betrayal?
2. Why does Tommy think that he and Jody's relationship is unbalanced?
3. With the help of the dog, where do the Animals find Elijah's resting place?
4. Why do the Animals decide to go to Tommy's house at 7:30 in the morning?
5. Who saves Jody from burning up as daylight breaks?
6. How do Jody and Tommy get rid of Jody's mother?
7. Why do the police choose to arrest Tommy?
8. What stops Jody from going into her house?
9. What happens when Jody wakes up in the morgue?
10. What is the true reason that Tommy locked Jody in the freezer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Because Tommy is taking over Simon's position, Simon feels some resentment and rivalry towards Tommy.
1. Compare and contrast the characters of Tommy and Simon.
2. How does their relationship change as the book unravels?
3. Why does Moore have the final confrontation with Jody and not Tommy? What does this say about Simon?
Essay Topic 2
Several of the characters in Bloodsucking Fiends are aflicted with AIDS:
Why does Moore discuss AIDS in the book?
Does this have something to do with the time period of the novel?
How did AIDS affect the gay and young American scene in San Francisco in the early 1990s?
Essay Topic 3
What manifested Jody's intense self-consciousness and dislike of herself?
How is Jody's fear and self-consciousness extreme?
Give specific examples and descriptions of the events that display Jody's condition.
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