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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter Twelve, who beckons Eddie to come nearer?
2. How does Eddie feel about his life without Marguerite?
3. What does Eddie see?
4. How long after Eddie's death does the park reopen?
5. What does Eddie tell Marguerite?
Essay Topic 1
The Captain tells Eddie, "When you sacrifice something that is precious, you don't actually lose it. " (Chapter 7) How is the Captain's statement relevant to Eddie's entire life, not just to his leg injury? Be sure to cite at least three examples.
Essay Topic 2
Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie by using many effective literary devices. How does his use of flashback, foreshadowing, and suspense propel the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Albom includes the time Eddie serves in the war as an important part of Eddie's life. How is Eddie's emotional state similar to the physical destruction caused by war? How does Eddie finally make peace with himself throughout the novel?
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