The Day of the Locust Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Faye dressed the next time Tod sees her?

2. How often does Earle pay for dinner?

3. What happens when Abe tries to dance with Faye?

4. What is Earle Shoop's profession?

5. What does Tod think about all the movie sets he sees?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why does Tod view the people he sees as potential models or subjects of his paintings? What is the author telling the reader by Tod's fixation? Is Tod a realist or a romantic?

Essay Topic 2

Explain the source of Homer's fearsome memories. Why is he afraid he will not awaken when he sleeps? What is the significance of Homer's hands' shaking and tingling?

Essay Topic 3

What are the circumstances surrounding Homer's move to California? What was his life like before the move? What precipitated the move? How much planning went into the transition?

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