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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 is the name of the important leader who was arrested in Cuba who Harry later has dinner with?
2. Who has sex on the grave of their first love in Part Six, Chapter twelve?
3. Whose death from 1968 does Harry discuss happened while at a dinner party?
4. What Vice President does Harry describe a visit from to in a letter to Kittredge?
5. Harry reads the transcripts from the stewardess and her friend; who does he find out she was spending her weekends with in Las Vegas?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Modene serve as a replacement of Kittredge for Harry?
2. What are two of the dual personalities that appear in Part IV, Chapters 25 - 30?
3. Who does Harry report his information to, and how is he serving several masters?
4. How does Harry's rise to his father's side mirror the country's expectation that Bobby Kennedy will somehow help to fill the place his brother left?
5. What happens to Chevi after he is arrested and his cover is blown?
6. In Part Six, Chapters 11 - 20, how do the people in Harry's life start acting strangely?
7. Why does Arnie Rosen seem to have a grudge against Harry?
8. How do Hugh and Kittredge help Harry with the Boris situation?
9. What important event takes place in Part Six, Chapters 19 with the CIA?
10. What does Chevi reveal about Libertad la Lengua?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Harry tells many stories throughout the action of the main story. Explore the author's use of the literary device story-within-a-story in the novel "Harlot's Ghost". Is the author using stories-within-a-story to parody views of the world? Or is the author using stories-within-a-story to give background about particuliar characters or events? How is this literary device effective in the novel "Harlot's Ghost", or is it effective?
Essay Topic 2
In Part II, Chapters 5 - 10 of the novel "Harlot's Ghost", Harry has started to change and become more of a man in a traditional sense. Analyze how Harry's character has started to mature and change at this point in the novel, and also examine where his development is still incomplete. How has Harry started to become more of a man in his personal life? How is Harry learning to play different games for function successfully within the CIA? How is Harry's development still incomplete? How does Harry still rely heavily on Harry's development?
Essay Topic 3
"Harlot's Ghost" is the story Harry Hubbard's adventures in the CIA and life. Throughout the book, he goes through tremendous changes and is no longer that same person as he was at the beginning of his life. Explore the theme of coming of age, and analysis the changes in Harry's character throughout the novel. What does coming of age mean? How did meeting Kittredge change Harry's life? How have Harry's ideals and goals changed throughout his life? What has Harry learned about himself and life?
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