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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Jones shocked to learn when he arrives at the security office?
2. What company is Mr. Houghton the head of?
3. What does Jones dream about in Chapter 22?
4. What kills Alice in Chapter 12 in Jones' dream?
5. What does Houghton tell the court?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Aside from the main character, examine the way the author uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
In what way is Jones not entirely innocent of the accusations directed at him at the end of the novel? How will Jones cope in the army?
Essay Topic 3
How is Himes' work different from Wright's and Baldwin's? In what way is Himes' work equally relevant to his more famous counterparts'?
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