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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 does the person who calls the Paper Street house and questions the narrator tell him?
2. What is the first rule of Fight Club?
3. What are the people on the floors below Tyler and the narrator doing?
4. What is the narrator's job title?
5. Who are Tyler and the narrator serving at the banquet?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator realize following Bob's death?
2. What does the narrator do when the building does not blow up and why?
3. Why does Tyler urinate into the soup at the banquet for dignitaries?
4. What does the narrator tell the mechanic right before the car crash and why?
5. How does the narrator realize that he is Tyler Durden?
6. What did Tyler do to Marla's mother that the narrator was so upset about?
7. How is the chemical kiss that Tyler gives the narrator also a symbol for Fight Club?
8. When the reader first encounters Bob, what does he look like and what does he represent?
9. What does the narrator mean when he is in the mental institution and says, "You can't teach God anything"?
10. What is the goal that Raymond Hessel has and how does the narrator ensure he will achieve that goal?
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
Throughout the book, castration is a recurring theme. Discuss the meaning of castration in the novel in reference to society and its members, and explain how the term is used. Cite 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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