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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 is in the narrator's mouth when the book opens?
2. What does the narrator's boss find in the copy machine that he reads to the narrator?
3. What is the favor Tyler asks of the narrator after agreeing to let the narrator stay with him?
4. What does the narrator do to cheer Marla up about the lump he found on her breast?
5. What does the narrator describe as anarchy, guns and an explosion?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What does the narrator notice when the detective calls him and lists some of the materials there were used in his condo explosion?
3. When the reader first encounters Bob, what does he look like and what does he represent?
4. Where does the narrator's jealousy about Marla and Tyler come from?
5. Why does airport security stop the narrator at the airport after one of his business trips?
6. Why does Tyler tell the narrator not to talk about him to Marla?
7. What is the meaning of a single-serving life that the narrator refers to as his own?
8. Why does Tyler urinate into the soup at the banquet for dignitaries?
9. What does the chemical kiss that Tyler burns into the narrator's hand mean?
10. How does the narrator realize that the first two rules of Fight Club are being broken?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The narrator's and Marla's infatuation with death began much earlier than Fight Club. At one point in the narrator's life he thought he had cancer. The same goes for Marla, except she actually does have cancer. How is death significant to both of these characters' lives, but in different ways? How do they view death? Are their views similar, or different? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
The society that the narrator lives in is extremely similar to, if not the same, as the society that we live in today. True or false? Support your answer with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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