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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 does Sue think about the encounter with David?
2. Giovanni claims all Americans are what?
3. Where does David meet Hella when she comes back to town?
4. Giovanni believes he can tell Guillaume is in a bad mood when he does what?
5. What body part of Hella's intimidates David?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Giovanni home when David returns from his tryst with Sue?
2. Why does David stare at the sailor on the street?
3. What shocking news does David hear regarding Guillaume?
4. Who can David relate to in line at American Express and why?
5. David suggests the garbage in the city goes to where?
6. What does David believe about the murder?
7. What does Giovanni say will happen to him, if he and David are separated and why?
8. Why is Giovanni's situation so difficult when David leaves?
9. Why did David dislike it when Giovanni called him an American?
10. What does Giovanni's room make David think of?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
From the beginning, Jacques serves as a catalyst for the relationship with Giovanni. Instead of being grateful, David continues to treat Jacques terribly. Examine the relationship between Jacques and David.
Essay Topic 2
Youth is a predominate theme in Giovanni's Room. When David seems hesitant to begin a relationship with Giovanni, Jacques encourages him to live his life instead of letting it pass him by. Write an essay examining the idea of youth as a motivation for romance, citing examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
When Giovanni is sentenced to death, David is haunted by the notion. Write an essay examining the different ways David attempts to come to terms with Giovanni's sentence and why David metaphorically projects that sentence upon himself.
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