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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 Tyler tell his boss to do after firing him?
2. Following Tyler's admittance of the young man into the Paper Street house, where does the narrator finally fall asleep?
3. Why does the narrator go to a Fight Club meeting and register to fight a total of fifty men?
4. What do Marla and the narrator decide to do to pass the time and keep him awake?
5. Who does Marla only recognize the narrator as?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why would the narrator rather see Raymond Hessel shot and dead than working in the convenience store?
2. What does the narrator do when his boss at the hotel attempts to fire him and why?
3. What does the narrator discover when he reaches his company's building following Bob's death and how does he know this?
4. What is the purpose of the different committees within Project Mayhem?
5. What is the point of Tyler's initiation process into Project Mayhem?
6. What is the objective of Project Mayhem?
7. What does the narrator realize following Bob's death?
8. 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?
9. What does the narrator find out is going on at home when he returns to the Paper Street house from the bar in Seattle?
10. What does The Narrator do when he learns that he killed Patrick Madden?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why was Fight Club created in the first place? What was the narrator's and Tyler's intention and meaning for Fight Club when it first started - in its purest form. What role was it meant to play within society? How did it morph into Project Mayhem, a complete eradication of society? Describe Fight Club's chronology within the book with specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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