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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Homer tell Tod about Faye?
2. What does Tod decide about Harry?
3. What is Faye's answer when Tod asks her to sleep with him?
4. Where does Tod go the next morning in spite of a huge hangover?
5. What happens at the San Bernardino Arms?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Earle Shoop. Why is Faye attracted to him? What is the nature of their relationship? What are Earle's intentions toward Faye? Is she ignorant of these or does she want to push the limits of her life just to see what will happen?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the unusual setting of Claude Estee's house. What is Claude trying to communicate about himself through the style of the house and its eccentricities? Does Tod feel comfortable there? Why does Tod return there at the end of the story?
Essay Topic 3
Explain why Tod is so persistent in his pursuit of Faye even though she has told him she cannot love him. Is Tod obtuse? Is he a hopeless romantic? Or does he simply think he will wear down Faye's resistance with his persistence?
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