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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. In what name did John throw out the soma?
2. Why wouldn't the controller allow John to go with Bernard and Helmholtz?
3. After John leaves Lenina, what does she do to get to sleep?
4. Which of the following does the controller say floods the system with adrenaline to reproduce the complete physiological effects of fear and rage?
5. Who is able to, surprisingly, quote from Shakespeare?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens with the guests when John refuses to come out of his room?
2. What does the controller admit to John, Bernard and Helmholtz in relation to books?
3. What was the feelies about which Lenina and John watched together?
4. Why does Lenina go to John's apartment?
5. Why does John begin whipping himself?
6. What does Bernard begin to point out to those that will listen?
7. What do the metal knobs on the chairs at the feelies do?
8. What does John remember as he sits beside his mother's hospital bed before she awakens and talks to him?
9. Describe the difference between murder and what Bernard has done as described by the director.
10. What does the controller indicate has all of the tonic effects of murdering Desdemona without the inconveniences?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a comparison essay comparing the characters of John and Bernard throughout the novel. Be sure to draw comparisons from all aspects of the novel as the characters change and develop throughout the story.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay comparing the Solidarity Service to a religious service. Use examples from the text and your own personal experience.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay, using information from the text and from your own personal experience, to address the statement posed by the controller that without misery, there is no need for religion, which is just another moral conditioning program.
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