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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What caused the car fire in which Johnny was severely burned?
2. What is Bon Aqua?
3. What habit did Johnny say June did to excess?
4. What was the name of the recording produced by the person in #129?
5. What special treatment did celebrities receive at the Betty Ford Clinic?
Essay Topic 1
From what you can glean from Johnny's descriptions, create a brief character study of Johnny's father. What did he look like? What were his positive personality traits? What were some of his negative characteristics? What were his hopes and fears? What created the friction between him and Johnny? How did he reconcile with him? What emotional damage was done to the relationship?
Essay Topic 2
Religion takes on an almost human persona in this book. What was the source of the religious beliefs? How pervasive were the religious beliefs? What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the cultural climate in America in the mid 1950s and why the time was right for Johnny's music to emerge. What were the trends in America at the time? How did Johnny differentiate himself from other young musicians coming out onto the music scene at that time?
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