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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. Where does Hart decide he wants to go?
2. What term does Paul explain to the woman in #136?
3. Stofsky calls his letters from Ketcham and Verger ______________________.
4. Who is the father of Winnie's baby?
5. How does Paul feel when his friends drive away in the car headed to California?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Agatson's death demonstrate the futility of the lives of all the characters?
2. Why is Paul unaware of his true feelings about Kathryn?
3. Why is the Go Hole not a place that Stofsky and some other characters do not feel comfortable going?
4. What does Hart's misbehavior highlight regarding love and the need to protect relationships?
5. How do Paul and Pasternak feel about the tension between them regarding Pasternak's affair with Kathryn?
6. What is it about Hart that makes him become the group's leader?
7. What impact does Hart's dalliance with Margo have on Dinah?
8. Why does Paul not even try to defend himself when Kathryn confronts him about his letters to Liza?
9. How does Stofsky hope to help his friends with his spiritual awakening?
10. Who seems to be the only truly loving person in this group of friends?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of regret. Identify at least two examples about regret in the book. Then explain how each example supports the theme of regret.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Holmes' writing style. How is he different from other writers of his time? What are some of his characteristic writing techniques? Identify some examples of his classic style in GO: A NOVEL.
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