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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. Who claims to have been born in Deptford in May of 1702?
2. What does Susan say about mothers and children?
3. What does Susan catch some boys trying to do, in April of Part Two?
4. What does Susan offer to do for Mr. Foe if he will let her move into his home?
5. What does Susan thank Mr. Foe for giving back to her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the case of recorders important?
2. What is the significance of Susan putting her written pages into Mr. Foe's basket?
3. Is Susan a loving person?
4. What forms the bond between Susan and Friday in Part Two?
5. Explain the mystery surrounding Susan's lost child.
6. Why does Susan say that she and Friday live in Mr. Foe's house "like poor relations"?
7. What is Susan's reaction when Mr. Foe's letter is returned unopened?
8. What are Susan's insecurities in Part Two?
9. Describe Susan and Friday's living conditions when they first arrive in the city in Part Two.
10. How does Susan feel about Friday in Part Two?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The structure of Foe as a novel with four untitled parts, frame story device, and its antagonistic title, offers readers insight to the message of the author. Analyze the title and structure of the novel and explain why the author chose to create it in this specific way.
Essay Topic 2
Character development in Foe is dependent on character interaction. Select three characters from the novel and explain how the development of that character is dependent on his or her interaction with another specific character.
Essay Topic 3
While Foe serves as a broad metaphor for certain themes, the novel is also full of shorter literary metaphors and similes. Identify five metaphors or similes used by the author, explain the context in which they appear and the benefit their insertion offers to plot development or character development.
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