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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. What happens next door to Lena's house in Chapter 13 after dinner?
2. Who is actually the guard to Ward Six when Alex and Lena show up?
3. How do Lena and Alex find their way through the woods in The Wilds?
4. Where does Lena leave a note for Alex in Chapter 20, which he never finds?
5. Who has come to dinner at Lena's house in Chapter 13?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Lena when the party in Chapter 14 gets raided?
2. How have her experiences with Alex so far changed Lena?
3. What new realization does Lena have while traveling through the woods and on the paved road with Alex, toward his house in the Wilds?
4. What do Alex and Lena do the first time he brings her to his house in Wilds?
5. How can the raid next door to Lena's house in Chapter 13 be described?
6. What has Alex done for Lena at 37 Brooks Street in Chapter 20?
7. What is the symbolism behind Lena's mother's escape from Ward Six?
8. How does Lena tell Hana about running away to the Wilds, and how does Hana react?
9. What do Lena's actions with Hana in Chapter 15 say about her and their friendship?
10. How does Alex react to seeing Lena and Brian together, and what does this say about Lena and Alex's relationship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lena uses figurative language throughout the book. Referring to at least three specific examples of Lena using figurative language (an example of personification, metaphor, and simile) determine why the author may have chosen to give Lena this poetic tendency. What does it tell readers about Lena when she talks or thinks poetically?
Essay Topic 2
Love is a consistent presence throughout "Delirium"; what is the role of love in this novel? Explain how Love is portrayed in the book as each of the following:
• A theme
• A disease
• An escape
• A symbol
Essay Topic 3
Determine the setting of "Delirium", being sure to include time, location, and mood. What sort of expectations does the setting of "Delirium" set up for readers? Does the setting raise any questions for readers?
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