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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Bag Man's true identity?
2. What additional surgery does Dr. Phyllis perform during the twins' surgery?
3. Who does Arty betroth to the Bag Man?
4. How does Miss Lick die?
5. Whose decision is it to send Miranda to the convent?
Essay Topic 1
The Bag Man's arrival to the Binewski Fabulon is a highly significant event. It is as unexpected as it disturbing. In an essay, explain what you know about the course of the Bag Man's life and why he has sought out a job from Arty. Why you believe Arty chose to hire the Bag Man? The Bag Man expresses that he didn't want his children to become freaks. Explain how his actions have helped or hindered his children's psychological maturation.
Essay Topic 2
The sick horse that appears on the twins' 14th birthday acts as the machine for many characters to take on new roles in the novel. In an essay, describe the different characters' reactions to seeing the sick horse and the way that either the appearance or the healing of the horse changed the roles of different characters. What does this horse symbolize in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Chick's powers are considered the most valuable and the most dangerous of the Binewski children. In an essay, discuss the way that different family members view Chick, and how they exploit Chick and his abilities. Finally, describe the way that Chick views himself and similarly, how he views his powers.
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