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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. Stofsky says that Paul is ____________________.
2. Who is Hart Kennedy's former wife?
3. Why does Kathryn call Paul at Bianca's apartment?
4. Paul writes in a letter to Liza that he thinks of them as ___________________.
5. What does Albert do in Stofsky's apartment during the hours when he is awake?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hart's misbehavior highlight regarding love and the need to protect relationships?
2. How does Stofsky hope to help his friends with his spiritual awakening?
3. What is it about Hart that makes him become the group's leader?
4. Why doesn't Paul mail the letters he writes to Liza?
5. What is the significance of Ancke's constantly tidying up at Stofsky's apartment?
6. What does Agatson's verbal attack on Verger mean and why does May even defend Agatson?
7. Why is Paul unaware of his true feelings about Kathryn?
8. After the exhaustion of Hart's wildness, what does Paul begin to think about regarding another way of finding meaning in his life?
9. What do Paul and Kathryn realize at the end of the story?
10. How do Paul and Pasternak feel about the tension between them regarding Pasternak's affair with Kathryn?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Kathryn Hobbes. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her during her lifetime?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the overall setting for the novel. Why does Holmes use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Paul and Pasternak. What do they have in common? What are their primary differences? Why are their differences classic examples of conflict in drama? What other similarities and dissimilarities are there between the two characters?
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