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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 do while looking out the window of the building he woke up in after the bus full of Space Monkeys tried to castrate him?
2. What does Raymond Hessel say he wanted to become?
3. Why does Marla slap the narrator in the face when they meet after the Space Monkeys attempted to castrate him?
4. What does one Space Monkey do while the others are holding down the narrator on the bus?
5. Referring to the magazine articles about human organs, what of "Joe's" does the narrator claim to be after seeing his boss's email?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the narrator know that the police will be looking for him following the death of his boss?
2. Why does the narrator go through Raymond Hessel's wallet during his homework assignment?
3. What does the narrator tell the mechanic right before the car crash and why?
4. What is the goal that Raymond Hessel has and how does the narrator ensure he will achieve that goal?
5. Why are the members of Project Mayhem called Space Monkeys?
6. What is the point of the mechanic's homework assignment to take four human lives?
7. How does the narrator realize that he is Tyler Durden?
8. What is the purpose of the different committees within Project Mayhem?
9. Why does the narrator tell Marla to keep him awake and, in the event that he does fall asleep, follow him and take note of everything he does?
10. What is the narrator thinking about at the window of his exploded condominium and what stops him from stepping over the edge?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
At the Paper Street house, the narrator finds magazine articles about human organs talking in the first person. What significance do these articles have to the narrator? Society? What is the meaning of Palahniuk's inclusion of these articles in Fight Club? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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