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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following processes is not one the narrator is quick to do?
2. How many individual forms of torture does the narrator believe there are in the world?
3. What happens when the ship owner's wife slaps the man sitting next to her?
4. What part of the ship's body does the colonel's bullet hit?
5. At what hour of the day does Mrs. Youngblood always come to check on Zuta's homework?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The story "The Child Runs Deep in Filibert" is really a comedy of errors. First, describe the inciting incident that set all the action of this story into motion. What events happened as a direct reaction to the inciting incident in this story? Then, explain why you believe the narrator chose to interject this story into Joey and Kneadus' journey. How does the story "The Child Runs Deep in Filibert" directly reflect the main story in the novel of Joey and Kneadus? Be sure to choose at least two scenes from the novel that you think best exemplify and strengthen your argument and describe them in this essay.
Essay Topic 2
When Joey is reverted back to the body of a teenager, he is sent to stay at an all-boys boarding school. First, describe the setting of the school. How does the school in the novel compare to traditional schools in our culture? How do the teachers treat the students? How do the students treat the teachers? In what way is the relationship between students and teachers a direct reflection of the overall emotions of the society Joey is apart of in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
The narrator of this novel has very strong opinions of what art is in society and how to accomplish it. First, describe the difference between what the narrator calls "art" with a lowercase a and "Art" with an uppercase A. Then, describe the narrator's opinions of the art community as a whole. Do you agree with the narrator's opinions of art? Finally, describe how the narrator's opinions of art reflect his feeling about this novel. Be sure to choose at least two scenes from the novel that you think best exemplify and strengthen your argument and describe them in this essay.
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