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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. Who is in the gang of older boys?
2. Who turns Kurt in to the police?
3. How does Teddy die?
4. How old is Sandra's baby when Emlyn meets it again?
5. When the friends are on their adventure, what do they do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Kurt's hospital roommate? How do they know each other?
2. Describe the fate of Vern.
3. Describe the fate of Teddy Duchamp.
4. There are two things Emlyn says he likes about Sandra. What are they and what does this prove?
5. What happens when a stand off ensues between Gordon, Chris, Teddy and Vern and Ace Merrill's gang?
6. What characters prediction comes true in The Body? What was the prediction?
7. Who finds Ray Brower's body?
8. Describe the fate of Chris Chambers.
9. What is Emlyn McCarron's profession and how does he meet Sandra Stansfield?
10. What does Todd do after he finds out Kurt is dead?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Apt Pupil: After finding out Kurt had been turned in to authorities and then committed suicide, Todd went on a shooting spree which eventually led to his death. Do you believe Kurt and Todd had any other way out tragic endings? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption: Shawshank Prison is full of corrupt wardens. What made the wardens corrupt? Why do you think the prison tolerated corrupt guards? If Tommy Williams had never been transferred to a different prison and Andy was given another trial in order to prove his innocence, do you think Andy would have been set free?
Essay Topic 3
The Body: Vern is often referred to as simple and feeble throughout the story. He is also said to be afraid of adventure. If this is true, why do you believe he had friends who often led him into trouble as well as making him do things that he was afraid of? Cite examples from the book to support your answer.
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