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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Girl yell through the door to Mr. Morse?
2. What does Jackie claim?
3. Why is Jackie annoyed?
4. Why does the Girl rattle off an extensive list of all the cities that she has visited in the United States?
5. Why is Mr. Morse ready for another game of checkers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters in the broken down hotel are all vulnerable or broken in some way.
Part 1) Describe the characters.
Part 2) Why are they broken down?
Part 3) Will they ever be able to get out of this broken down state? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Bill seems interested in the Girl.
Part 1) How does one know this?
Part 2) How does his behavior towards her contradict his feelings for her?
Part 3) What might be the reason for his contradictory behavior? Use the text to support your response.
Essay Topic 3
The Girl remains nameless.
Part 1) Describe the Girl.
Part 2) Does she seem to notice or mind not being called by a name? Why might be the reason for the way she reacts to being called Girl?
Part 3) What is the author's purpose in leaving her nameless?
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