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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long has Tobias been in the living room?
2. What does Julia want Tobias to do?
3. How did Tobias sleep last night?
4. What does Tobias demand to know?
5. Who has been out of the room and not privy to the heated conversation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses some important instances of flashbacks in the story. Explain what a flashback is and cite at least two making sure to explain what makes each a flashback.
Essay Topic 2
Alcohol takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
Alcohol abuse seems to be an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the abuse? Why does it have such a prevalent place in the characters' lives? How does it affect the abusers? How does it affect those impacted by the abusers? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character.
This section contains 220 words
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