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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How often did the grey many come to visit Adam and his family when they were all a part of each other's lives?
2. Who was the relative that Adam uncovered, though he'd been told he had no living relatives?
3. What would Mr. Grey bring to Monument twice a year when he came to visit the family in Monument?
4. What is the name of the German Shepherd that likes to chase Adam on his bike and knock him over?
5. Adam begins another day, riding his bicycle. This time, where is he headed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Adam seems to be chasing his memories just as much as Dr. Brint is. Adam has no idea who he is at first, so the interrogations allow him to investigate his own life as well.
Part 1: Why do you think Adam has troubles remembering his true name and identity?
Part 2: Do you think Adam wants to remember his old life anymore? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think there's any chance that Adam can be a normal and well-adjusted boy anymore? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
At several points during the novel, Adam talks about becoming a writer when he grows up.
Part 1: Why do you think Adam wants to be a writer when he grows up?
Part 2: Do you think Adam would be a good writer or a good journalist? Why or why not?
Part 3: What does this say about Adam's feelings toward his father than he too wants to be a writer?
Essay Topic 3
At many times, the family seems to try to cling to normalcy in the flashbacks, even though things are far from normal.
Part 1: Why do you think the family continues to try to be normal?
Part 2: Do you think Adam knows on some level that things weren't actually as normal as they appeared? Why or why not?
Part 3: What might be a negative outcome of pretending that all is well when it actually isn't?
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