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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. In whom do the twins confide the truth of their new business?
2. Who is the Pin Kid?
3. How did Norval Sanderson actually lose this body part?
4. Whose decision is it to send Miranda to the convent?
5. What kind of lessons does Miss Lick give to Oly?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Norval report the followers are doing to survive, and how does Arty address this issue?
2. Why does Oly kill Miss Lick?
3. Who is Jessica H?
4. Describe Mumpo.
5. What is the Bag Man's physicality and method of communication?
6. What affect does Norval Sanderson have on Arturism?
7. What does Oly see when she hears Chick, Lil, and the twins screaming in the van?
8. What is the result of the Bag Man's spying?
9. What happens during Dr. Phyllis' surgery on the twins?
10. How has Miss Lick gotten the video footage of Miranda?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jealousy plays a large role in the relationships between the siblings. Choose two siblings and, in an essay, explore the way that jealousy has pervaded their relationship. Discuss the reasons why you think jealousy has become such a large part of these family dynamics, and explain how the Binewski family's system of value has played into the jealousy between siblings.
Essay Topic 2
Arturism is the cult that Arty starts for his followers which seems very similar to the unusual hobby of Miss Lick. In an essay, explain the beliefs of Arturism and the process that followers must adhere in order to be accepted. Why is Alma Witherspoon's reaction to the process vital to Arty's rise in power? How does Arturism compare to what is seen on Miss Lick's home flicks?
Essay Topic 3
The grounds of the Fabulon are integral to the progression of events within the story. In an essay, describe the physical layout of the fairgrounds. Did the Binewski children have a sense of "home" even though they were constantly moving? How do you think this element of security affects Oly when she becomes an adult? Further explore the ways that the constantly moving setting of the fairgrounds acted as machine for the progression of events.
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