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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. Where does Nick get teased when Arsenal loses?
2. How does Nick describe the boys in the Schoolboy enclosure?
3. Which Arsenal player makes obscene gestures to the Derby fans?
4. What does Nick see for the first time in A Matter of Life and Death?
5. What team does Arsenal play on May the 2nd?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Nick show his anger at his parent's divorce?
2. What does Nick think of Malcolm MacDonald?
3. Why is the real reason Nick wants to leave the scout camp?
4. Why does Nick enjoy the violence he witnesses at games?
5. What does Nick say he thinks about Pele?
6. How does Nick feel when he sees himself on television?
7. How does Nick lose his scarf in this section?
8. Why does Nick stereotype women?
9. How does Nick think football helps in at this stage in his life?
10. Who is Don Rogers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does English football change from 1969 to 1991? What are the negative and positive aspects of this change?
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the book and helps to express character and theme.
2. Point of view
Essay Topic 3
What does Nick stopping smoking at the end of the book symbolize? What does it say about Nick's character that he was such a heavy smoker?
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