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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. Which of the following is NOT a sign of delirium Lena experiences while working in Chapter 15?
2. What is Hana's response when Lena invites her to the Wilds?
3. Who has come to dinner at Lena's house in Chapter 13?
4. Posing as a security guard, what does Alex tell other employees he's brought Lena to the Crypts for?
5. Which of the following is NOT something Alex purchases from Lena while she's working?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the most obvious sign of character growth in Lena in Chapter 17? What fear does she face?
2. Where do Alex and Lena create a sort of 'new home' - at least temporarily - for themselves in Chapter 16?
3. Describe Alex and Lena's plan to successfully sneak out of town and into the Wilds.
4. How can the Crypts be described, and what does it tell readers about the society Lena and Alex exist in?
5. What is the symbolism behind Lena's mother's escape from Ward Six?
6. What has Alex done for Lena at 37 Brooks Street in Chapter 20?
7. How does Lena react to learning her mother is still alive?
8. What does Lena lean about Alex in the Crypts, which is something they now have in common?
9. How does Lena tell Hana about running away to the Wilds, and how does Hana react?
10. What happens to Lena when the party in Chapter 14 gets raided?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain what a character foil is and provide the primary example of character foils within "Delirium". What happens to this set of character foils from the beginning of the book to the end, and why might the author have elected to do this?
Essay Topic 2
What role does Fear play in "Delirium"? Who feels fear and what are they afraid of? Who/what induces fear intentionally, and why?
Essay Topic 3
Honesty versus dishonesty is a strong theme throughout "Delirium". Discuss how this theme percolates throughout the novel. In which situations is honest seen in? Where is dishonest prevalent?
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