Ghost World Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 promises are made regarding Hampton Hayes?

2. The men who know Bob Skeetes insinuate he is what?

3. What type of music did Allen Weinstein like in high school?

4. According to Allen Weinstein, people allow what to think for them?

5. What did Enid's father change their last name to?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Enid claim the cookie box is pornographic?

2. Bob Skeetes spends an excessive amount of time at Enid's yard sale, then tries to do what?

3. When Melorra gives bad news regarding Carrie Vandenburg, how do Rebecca and Enid feel?

4. Why is Enid entertained by following the Satanists in the grocery store?

5. When Melorra bumps into Rebecca and Enid, why does she annoy them?

6. Why does Enid wear a mask in Chapter Four?

7. Why does Enid refer to the comedian on television as their god?

8. Why does Enid suggest that large breasts result in what type of personality?

9. Why does Enid struggle with her new look?

10. Why does Enid constantly insult boys that Rebecca likes?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Enid and Rebecca claim to have a friendship with Josh but their behavior towards him is often derogatory. Write an essay examining how Josh is treated by Rebecca and Enid, citing examples from the text.

Essay Topic 2

When Enid hosts a garage sale, she is unwilling to sell one of her favorite childhood toys to a man she doesn't like but is quick to abandon the sale, leaving everything at risk for theft.

1) Why was Enid unwilling to sell "Goofie Gus"?

2) How might the struggle against this emotional detachment result in abandoning the sale?

3) Why does Enid run home at the end of the day, hoping nothing has been stolen from her sale?

Essay Topic 3

The battle between joining the corporate world and remaining on the fringe of society is a prominent theme in "Ghost World". Write an essay examining this theme in the graphic novel and how the various characters are affected by this.

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