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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Joe tell his father that he wants in life?
2. THE GOLDEN BOY is a classic story of _____________________.
3. What has Moody's wife agreed to?
4. What does Eddie call Joe?
5. What does Eddie threaten to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Joe states that he has a few dreamlike episodes where he disassociates himself from his actions. Why do you think he does this? Are these situations really just dreams or are they really happening? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Regret seems to be almost an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the sense of regret? Why does it have such a prevalent place in the characters' lives? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character.
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Mr. Bonaparte. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Mr. Bonaparte?
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