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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 do the men with beat-up faces respond to the narrator's questions?
2. What does the narrator plead to his boss while he beats himself up?
3. When does Marla say she saw the narrator shoot a man?
4. What do the security guards see when they enter the hotel manager's office?
5. In response to his question, what does Marla say the narrator did for her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Marla's life in danger now that she has been following the narrator as his split personality, Tyler?
2. Why do members of Project Mayhem understand it is better to be shot and killed, which is what happened to Bob, than to go to jail?
3. What does the narrator tell the mechanic right before the car crash and why?
4. What does The Narrator do when he learns that he killed Patrick Madden?
5. Why would the narrator rather see Raymond Hessel shot and dead than working in the convenience store?
6. What is the objective of Project Mayhem?
7. What does the narrator tell the mechanic he wishes he had done before he died and why?
8. What does the narrator discover when he reaches his company's building following Bob's death and how does he know this?
9. Who does the narrator call following his discovery about himself and Tyler being the same person, receiving more confirmation that it is true?
10. How does the narrator realize that he is Tyler Durden?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the narrator's concept of the single-serving life and its significance to his own life. What kind of social commentary does the narrator provide with this term? How are his feelings on wanting to die linked to the single-serving life? Support your answer with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
In the initial scene of Fight Club, the narrator mentions anarchy, a gun and an explosion as representative of the triangle that links himself, Tyler and Marla. Based on your knowledge and understanding of the book, explain this triangle and why the narrator likens it to anarchy, a gun and an explosion. Who is what? Are either of the three characters supposed to represent one of these things at all? Would the book have been the same without one of the three? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
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