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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the woman's name?
2. What does Sophie tell David he is welcome to do?
3. How does the mother say David hates Carlo?
4. What do the parents note about David's speech?
5. What does King do?
Essay Topic 1
Another popular theme in the novel is the power of faith, both in mankind and in God. Discuss the role faith plays in the novel, both in terms of its power to help, and its power to destroy when faith is lost.
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, David comes to realize he can never be a normal boy. Analyze this statement in detail. What aspects of life cause David to state this? Is he correct? Why or why not? Do you think he can ever be a normal child? Why? What in his background could prevent him from achieving any sense of normalcy? Do you think finding his mother will help? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In the novel, there is constant contrast between the life David has led, and the life of the more privileged in society. Compare and contrast David's life with the life of others, making sure to touch on concepts such as freedom, choice, materialism, education, and self identity.
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