Edie, an American Biography Test | Final Test - Hard

Jean Stein
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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. How did Andy Warhol feel when meeting Francis Sedgwick?

2. How did Edie meet Andy Warhol?

3. What drug did Edie begin to use after moving into her own apartment?

4. What was Alice Sedgwick's main concern about her son Bobby in his young adult years?

5. In the mid-1960s, what did Francis become obsessed with?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the meeting between Andy Warhol and Francis Sedgwick like?

2. How did Edie meet Andy Warhol?

3. What did Edie say about her apartment fire?

4. What successes did Edie find in modeling after her relationship with Warhol ended?

5. How did Warhol's people go about teaching Edie a lesson for questioning his scripts?

6. What does Gerard Malanga say about Warhol's films?

7. What was important for modeling in the 1960s?

8. Describe Warhol's New York loft, The Factory.

9. What happened when Edie went home to visit her family at Christmas in 1966?

10. How did Bobby Sedgwick die?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss drugs in Edie, An American Biography. How did Edie's drug use affect her life? Discuss drug culture in the 1960s and how it differs from today.

Essay Topic 2

Andy Warhol played a significant role in Edie's life. Discuss to what extent Warhol influenced Edie's life. Describe Edie's time with Warhol and how he shaped her future.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Edie's time at Cambridge and Harvard. What events and experiences did Edie encounter, and how did this time in her life shape her future? What did Edie discover during this time period? Describe Edie's behavior and state of mind at this point in her life.

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