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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 does the man in the BMW threaten the narrator with?
2. What does the narrator say allows people to escape?
3. Why does Candy move out of the warehouse?
4. What is David looking for when he meets the narrator?
5. What tone is Truth 4 told in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Candy say when the narrator calls her from Sally's house, and what does the narrator think of this?
2. What surprises the narrator most when he visits Candy at the hospital after his stay with Sally?
3. How does the narrator prove that he takes his methadone as directed?
4. What does the boat dream symbolize?
5. What does the narrator feel swallowed up by in Chapter 14?
6. Why does Kay kick the narrator out of her house?
7. What happens when the narrator meets the man in the BMW?
8. How does the narrator scam David?
9. What does an eagle symbolize to the narrator?
10. What does the narrator do in the postal office that gets him arrested?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affected the course of the plot. Why might the author have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?
Essay Topic 2
What happens to Candy when she comes off of heroin, and why? How does the narrator respond to this?
Essay Topic 3
What were the narrator's two loves, and how did he balance his need for both in his life?
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