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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. How did the narrator's mother die?
2. What does Nick own?
3. Where does the narrator meet Ronny Radar?
4. How does the narrator describe his life in the Prologue?
5. What does the narrator get caught shoplifting?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the theft of the wallet affect the narrator later in his life?
2. How does Candy respond to the death of Schumann?
3. What does the narrator do while Candy is working at the brothel in East Melbourne?
4. What causes Candy to change her career?
5. How does the narrator trick his friends after seeing Dirty Julie?
6. What happens to the narrator during the drought?
7. Why does the narrator say he ruined Candy's life?
8. What job does Candy take in Melbourne, and how does the narrator feel about it?
9. How does the narrator notice that Candy has Hepatitis?
10. What do Candy, Lex and the narrator do while they are together in Melbourne?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What were the narrator's two loves, and how did he balance his need for both in his life?
Essay Topic 2
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
Essay Topic 3
Dishonesty was a vice that a number of characters were burdened with. Which characters were most affected by this, and why?
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