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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. Who is NOT lying in bed within the glass elevator at the start of the novel?
2. How many people are described as being "crouched in front of their television sets waiting for an answer to come from" whom, what, or where?
3. Who alerts the President that the Great Glass Elevator has linked up to the Space Hotel USA?
4. What action does Willy Wonka take just before he finally emerges from his expressionless state and responds to the voice coming from the loudspeaker?
5. The narrator describes Willy Wonka's tirade of nonsense words against the loudspeaker voice as having "a touch of" what "in every syllable" (39)?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information about the President is revealed within the song Miss Tibbs sings, entitled The Nurse's Song?
2. What is the purpose of the object termed the "Commuter Capsule" (11)?
3. What information does Willy Wonka share with the rest of the group about Vermicious Knids?
4. In what way does Roald Dahl immediately alert the readers to the fact that they are reading a sequel?
5. How many Vermicious Knids does Willy Wonka say exist in the universe?
6. Who sings a song about the President in Chapter 8 and for what reason?
7. In what way is the theme of American violence demonstrated within the scene inside the Space Hotel USA?
8. Describe how the chapters concerned with political figures include racially problematic elements.
9. How is Willy Wonka's propensity for thwarting authority within the scene inside the Space Hotel USA?
10. Give an example of hyberbole within Chapter 3.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the interplay between the resolution of the novel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator and one of the novel's main messages. How does Dahl make connections between these elements and how does their juxtaposition help Dahl get across one main message of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Could the novel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator be classified as a coming-of-age story? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the novel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator from an Existential perspective. What elements of life does it suggest hold the most meaning and why?
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