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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. Where did Tyler use the chill-and-drill technique before?
2. What does the narrator ask Marla to do so that Tyler cannot accomplish his goals?
3. What is the mechanic holding while on the bus with the narrator?
4. What is one of the things the mechanic tells the narrator to buy as part of his assignment?
5. How did Tyler take care of the police problem in Seattle?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. Why does Tyler blackmail his boss at the film projectionists union?
3. What does the narrator do when his boss at the hotel attempts to fire him and why?
4. How does Tyler say he settled the problem with the Seattle police and their cracking down on Fight Club?
5. What is the objective of Project Mayhem?
6. What is the point of the mechanic's homework assignment to take four human lives?
7. Why does the narrator go through Raymond Hessel's wallet during his homework assignment?
8. What does the narrator tell the mechanic he wishes he had done before he died and why?
9. What is the narrator thinking about at the window of his exploded condominium and what stops him from stepping over the edge?
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
When the reader first meets the narrator, he is struggling with ongoing insomnia. Eventually, Tyler Durden emerges when the narrator is asleep and causes chaos within the narrator's life and society at large. Would this have happened had the narrator not been an insomniac? Did the narrator always have Tyler within him and, therefore, would he have come out at some point no matter what? Why, or why not? Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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.
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