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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. How does Susan feel about allowing the watcher to stay with her in Part Two?
2. Who receives a letter "for your master" in Part Two?
3. What is the result of Susan's new attempted method of communication with Friday?
4. What does Susan say the terraces on the island come to resemble with the passage of time?
5. Who does Susan realize is willing to take Friday?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Susan a loving person?
2. What are Susan's insecurities in Part Two?
3. Describe how Susan and young Susan first meet.
4. Why does Susan say that she and Friday live in Mr. Foe's house "like poor relations"?
5. Why does Susan decide at the last moment not to put Friday on the ship to Africa?
6. How does young Susan describe herself?
7. How does Susan feel about Friday in Part Two?
8. Explain the mystery surrounding Susan's lost child.
9. Why is the case of recorders important?
10. Is Susan self-sufficient or dependent on others?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Foreshadowing is readily apparent in Foe. Select three instance of foreshadowing and what they are used to indicate.
Essay Topic 3
The use of signs or tokens to which Susan can return again and again to rewrite her own story gives Foe a surreal feeling. Analyze one of these signs, its significance to the story, and its effectiveness.
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