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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 support group does the narrator attend several months prior to the opening scene?

2. Who thwarts the narrator's attempts to find relief at the support groups?

3. What does the narrator discover has happened when he returns home?

4. What does the narrator describe as anarchy, guns and an explosion?

5. What does the narrator take delight in calling himself and Tyler at the banquet?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does the narrator's jealousy about Marla and Tyler come from?

2. When the narrator confronts Marla about being a "tourist" at the support groups, how does Marla respond?

3. Why does the narrator take delight in thinking of himself and Tyler as "dinner party saboteurs"?

4. What does the narrator's comment about his boss's tie and the day of the week signify?

5. What is the goal that Raymond Hessel has and how does the narrator ensure he will achieve that goal?

6. What does the narrator realize following Bob's death?

7. What does the narrator do when his boss at the hotel attempts to fire him and why?

8. What is the triangle that the narrator mentions in the opening scene? Why are anarchy, guns and an explosion used to represent that triangle?

9. How does the narrator realize that the Parker-Morris building, the building he and Tyler are in at the beginning and end of the novel, is not going to explode?

10. Why does the narrator frequent support group meetings to rid himself of insomnia?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The Narrator likes Marla despite Tyler's denunciations of everything wrong that she represents. If Tyler and the narrator are the same person and Tyler wants to eradicate society, how can the narrator like Marla? Resolve this contradiction by using 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 and/or Tyler are sexist: true, or false? Support your answer with a thesis that explains why you believe this, or why you don't. How do Tyler and the narrator view women in society? Why was Fight Club only for men? How was Marla treated by either of them? Support your thesis with specific examples from the text.

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