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. While Rebecca and Enid are out walking, Enid remarks that she loves to see couples who are what?

2. Why does Enid leave her garage sale items outside?

3. What does Melorra do for a living?

4. Why doesn't Rebecca want Naomi to know about her sexual experience?

5. How old was Enid when she lost her virginity?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Enid respond to Rebecca's teasing regarding John Ellis?

2. Why does Enid struggle with her new look?

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

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

5. Why does Enid want to be a "totally different person"?

6. Why does Rebecca decide not to follow Enid to Strathmore?

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

8. Why are Enid and Rebecca horrified when Melorra suggests they should hang out with her?

9. How does Enid feel about the prospect of spending time with Bob Skeetes?

10. Why does Enid love Hubba Hubba?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In "Ghost World", many taboo topics are approached with dark humor. Select one of these taboo topics and write a brief essay on the aspects of the topic that are discussed and their impact on the girls.

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

In Chapter Three, Enid complains that guys never ask her or Rebecca out. Write an essay examining the reasons Enid and Rebecca may not be attracting these invitations, citing examples from the text.

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