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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 meeting does the narrator attend when his insomnia returns?
2. What does Marla store in the freezer for Tyler that belonged to her mother?
3. What does the narrator do to distract himself while Tyler is burning his hand?
4. What does Tyler do to the narrator's hand?
5. What did Tyler send Marla's mother that the narrator is confused about?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator notice when the detective calls him and lists some of the materials there were used in his condo explosion?
2. Why does the narrator frequent support group meetings to rid himself of insomnia?
3. How is Tyler's soap production another rebellion against society, specifically, women?
4. How is the chemical kiss that Tyler gives the narrator also a symbol for Fight Club?
5. Why does airport security stop the narrator at the airport after one of his business trips?
6. How does the narrator realize that the first two rules of Fight Club are being broken?
7. What was Tyler's first civil disobedience act that the narrator recalls while in the stopped elevator?
8. What story does the narrator tell Marla to cheer her up when he finds a lump on her breast?
9. What is the triangle that the narrator mentions in the opening scene? Why are anarchy, guns and an explosion used to represent that triangle?
10. Why does the narrator take delight in thinking of himself and Tyler as "dinner party saboteurs"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Marla Singer is meant to represent everything that is wrong within society. She is Tyler's argument for why society must be defied and uprooted back to zero. Would you agree or disagree? Why? Support your answer with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the narrator's concept of the single-serving life and its significance to his own life. What kind of social commentary does the narrator provide with this term? How are his feelings on wanting to die linked to the single-serving life? Support your answer with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
The Narrator is assigned twelve human sacrifices and he starts with Raymond Hessel. What is the significance of the human sacrifices Project Mayhem assigns and how are they meant to function within Project Mayhem? Include your own opinion on whether or not you believe these sacrifices to be inherently good or bad (i.e., what does the narrator ultimately do for Raymond Hessel?). Support your answer with specific examples from the text.
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