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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do individuals in Heaven realize about aggression?
2. What happens to the young woman when she reaches the door of Johnny's house?
3. Who is the first one to talk to Johnny when he returns from Hell?
4. What is the name of the young man from the movie theater?
5. According to Nail Bunny, what defines the world?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Johnny meets God in Part 6. How is God depicted? How does God respond when Johnny asks him questions? What excuse does he give Johnny for not answering his questions? How does Johnny feel after talking to God, and why? What can we infer about the author's attitude toward God and religion, based on his depiction of God. Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Tess learns some valuable lessons about the way she was living her life, through her captivity and experience at Johnny's. Why does she dislike Kirk and the other captives? Why did she spend so much time with Dillon, if she disliked him so much? What does she realize about the people with whom she associated herself? If she had escaped, what would she have changed? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Johnny C. is clearly an autobiographical character, created by the author as a reflection of himself. What are their similarities and differences? What has prevented the author from becoming like Johnny? What experiences did they both share, which affected them in adulthood? How would the book have been different if Vasquez hadn't shared some experiences with Johnny? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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