Faithful Place Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 do Frank and Kevin talk about that brings up the mention of a dog?

2. What does Frank point out about the police investigation of Rosie's death?

3. What does Frank find in the basement of the abandoned house?

4. What does Carmel ask Frank?

5. What does Frank's mother want to do while Frank is at the pub?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Frank recall about what Rosie told him the night they decide to leave?

2. What do Frank and Scorcher talk about when they go to a local pub?

3. What does Frank discuss with Kevin and what is Kevin's input?

4. What do Frank and Jackie discuss concerning the Mackey family?

5. How does Shay rationalize his murder of Rosie and what is Frank's response?

6. Why does Frank have to take Holly back to her mom's and what is Olivia's response?

7. What does the Technical Bureau find in the basement at number 16?

8. What does the reader learn about Frank in the opening to Chapter 1?

9. Why was Frank's mother going to come down to the pub?

10. What does Frank think Scorcher is trying to do by ruling Kevin's death an accident and how does Mrs. Mackey react?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss one of the following:

1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in "Faithful Place".

2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Faithful Place. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of "Faithful Place". How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss one of the following:

1. Define irony in literary terms. Discuss the irony of the situation of how Frank wants to keep his distance from his family and yet his daughter Holly loves spending time with Frank's family. Discuss two other ironic situations in "Faithful Place".

2. Define symbolism in literary terms. Discuss the use and meaning of five symbols you choose to analyze from "Faithful Place". What do they symbolize? Is the symbolism obvious? Effective? Does the symbolism contribute to the enjoyment of reading?

3. Discuss five literary devices that occur in "Faithful Place" and how they are used. Are they effective? Do they add or detract from the reading of the book? Why or why not. Some possible techniques: Allusion, connotation, denouement, dialogue, flashback, figurative language, motif, metaphor, narrator, point of view, simile, mood, and puns.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following:

1. Trace and analyze the theme of growth in "Faithful Place". Consider the following questions as you write: What characters are most concerned with growth? Why? What are some symbols of growth? Symbols of rigidity? What characters seem rigid?

2. Trace and analyze the theme of anger in "Faithful Place". Which characters struggle with this issue? Why? Which characters seem to possess courage? Why?

3. Trace and analyze the theme of death in "Faithful Place". Consider the deaths of Rosie and Mike and the death of Holly's innocence.

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