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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 ask Marla about on the phone after talking to the bartender?
2. Why does Marla slap the narrator in the face when they meet after the Space Monkeys attempted to castrate him?
3. How is Raymond Hessel part of the narrator's assignment?
4. What is the objective of the different committees in Fight Club's project?
5. Where does Marla meet the narrator after the attempted castration, which is also where the two first met?
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. What does the narrator tell the mechanic he wishes he had done before he died and why?
3. Why would the narrator rather see Raymond Hessel shot and dead than working in the convenience store?
4. What is the point of the mechanic's homework assignment to take four human lives?
5. How does the narrator realize that he is Tyler Durden?
6. 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?
7. How did Tyler anticipate the narrator's meddling with Project Mayhem and what did he do to take care of it?
8. What is the objective of Project Mayhem?
9. Why does the narrator go through Raymond Hessel's wallet during his homework assignment?
10. What is the goal that Raymond Hessel has and how does the narrator ensure he will achieve that goal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
From the beginning to the end of the book, the narrator makes a full transition into Tyler Durden. True or false? Support your argument for this statement with specific examples from the text.
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
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.
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