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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 is the result of Susan's new attempted method of communication with Friday?
2. What picture does Susan recall drawing for Friday?
3. Who does Susan believe sent the person who watches the house where Susan and Friday live?
4. What best describes Susan's dance?
5. What does Susan say Cruso would have done if he had been a true adventurer?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Susan's insecurities in Part Two?
2. Explain the mystery surrounding Susan's lost child.
3. Why does Susan say that she and Friday live in Mr. Foe's house "like poor relations"?
4. Describe how Susan and young Susan first meet.
5. Why does Susan doubt young Susan's story?
6. Why is the case of recorders important?
7. Is Susan a loving person?
8. Is Susan self-sufficient or dependent on others?
9. Explain the significance of the dead baby Susan finds on the side of the road.
10. How does Mr. Foe impact the novel in Part Two?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Different characters in Foe seem to be tied to different themes. Select three themes in the novel such as power, language, and punishment and choose the character that best epitomizes that theme in the story. Give specifics to support your choice and analyze the authors use of this representation.
Essay Topic 2
The setting in all four sections of Foe are very different. Describe each character's response to one setting and analyze what that says about his or her character: Susan, Friday, and Cruso.
Essay Topic 3
Gender roles, both on the island and off, impact how Susan is treated as well as her actions.
1) Compare and contrast how Susan's actions with Cruso and Mr. Foe are impacted by expectations of her role as a woman.
2) Explain how gender expectations in her society impact the writing of Susan's story by herself and Mr. Foe.
3) How are gender roles followed, and broken, in the novel?
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