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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 top favorite film of both the narrator's parents?
2. What is one of the things Rob did before Laura left?
3. What is the narrator's name in High Fidelity?
4. How long did the narrator go out with Charlie?
5. What is the title of Chapter 4 in the introduction?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator do in times of trouble? How does this console him?
2. Who is the final woman on Rob's list? How did their relationship come about?
3. How does Rob assume Liz found out information which made her yell at him? What could she have found out?
4. What happens the morning after Rob sleeps with Marie?
5. How does the main character react to the pricing of the record collection?
6. Who is Dick's new girlfriend? What does Barry do when he hears news that Dick is dating someone?
7. What does the performer at the club do after her performance? How does the protagonist react?
8. What does Rob say when he thinks of the progression of his and Laura's relationship?
9. Describe the character of Barry. What does he do for employment?
10. What "astonishing" thing happens at the shop regarding "The Sid James Experience?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the actions and objectives of Ian and Rob in their telephone call. What does each character want? Define the terms action and objective in your answer and describe each in this short conversation.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of sexual jealousy in High Fidelity. How does this theme drive the protagonist's actions? How does it reflect in the other characters? What does this phrase mean in relation to the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of love and relationships in High Fidelity. How does this theme apply to all of the characters? How does it drive forward the action of the novel?
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