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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 narrator participate in at the brain parasites meeting?
2. What did the hostess do when Tyler told her about the pee in the perfume bottle?
3. What did Marla decide about cancer after finding her first lump?
4. Following Tyler's and the narrator's first fight, what is the narrator preparing to do at work?
5. What did Tyler do to the hostess the first time he sabotaged a dinner party?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the triangle that the narrator mentions in the opening scene? Why are anarchy, guns and an explosion used to represent that triangle?
2. What was Tyler's first civil disobedience act that the narrator recalls while in the stopped elevator?
3. How is the chemical kiss that Tyler gives the narrator also a symbol for Fight Club?
4. Why does the narrator take delight in thinking of himself and Tyler as "dinner party saboteurs"?
5. When the narrator confronts Marla about being a "tourist" at the support groups, how does Marla respond?
6. What does the chemical kiss that Tyler burns into the narrator's hand mean?
7. What does the narrator notice on Marla's body besides the lump on her breast?
8. When the reader first encounters Bob, what does he look like and what does he represent?
9. Why does Tyler tell the narrator not to talk about him to Marla?
10. After the narrator's boss finds the Fight Club rules, he and the narrator have a conversation. What does this conversation signify about the narrator?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
From the beginning to the end of the book, the narrator makes a full transition into Tyler Durden. True or false? Support your argument for this statement with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
In order to generate monetary funds for Project Mayhem, Tyler makes soap from liposuctioned fat and sells it to the local department store. What is the significance of the soap production's irony? How does the soap production mirror Tyler's acts of civil disobedience. What is he trying to do to society? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
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