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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. How does the narrator discover that the first two rules of Fight Club are being broken?
2. What does the narrator describe as anarchy, guns and an explosion?
3. What does the narrator notice about Marla while he is at the Regent Hotel with her?
4. Following his first encounter with Tyler, which support group does the narrator visit?
5. What does the narrator realize about Fight Club over the next few weeks?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Tyler do to Marla's mother that the narrator was so upset about?
2. Why does airport security stop the narrator at the airport after one of his business trips?
3. What does the narrator notice on Marla's body besides the lump on her breast?
4. When the reader first encounters Bob, what does he look like and what does he represent?
5. Where does the narrator's jealousy about Marla and Tyler come from?
6. What is the triangle that the narrator mentions in the opening scene? Why are anarchy, guns and an explosion used to represent that triangle?
7. Why does the narrator take delight in thinking of himself and Tyler as "dinner party saboteurs"?
8. Why can't the narrator cry when Marla is at the same support groups as him?
9. Why does the narrator feel secretly relieved about his condominium exploding?
10. Why does the narrator take delight in the demise of Chloe, a brain parasites support group regular?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
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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