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In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What drug does Abbott say helps him to think about philosophical matters?



2. What does Abbott say is a barrier to intelligence?



3. What kind of people does Abbott say the Vietnam Veterans killed?



4. Who runs the dance hall mentioned in #152?



5. What science does Abbott say intelligence tests are the product of?



Essay Topics

In what way does power play a big part in prison relationships? How has Abbott managed to maintain his own power and what does this say about how prison has molded him as a person?^

What is Abbott's relationship with Mailer and why do the students he feels free to talk him like he does? How did their relationship develop after the book was published?

Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?

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