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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Johnny suggest to his young female captive, in Part 4?
2. What is the name of the young woman from the movie theater?
3. What does the gatekeeper read?
4. Why are Heaven's inhabitants content?
5. What is different about the Dough Boys, when they appear in Part 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the Dough Boys discuss with Tess and Kirk, in Part 5?
2. What happens to the young woman and the newly-introduced captive in the first strip of Part 5?
3. What is everyone in Heaven doing, and why?
4. What does Johnny's female captive say, in Part 4, that he is offended by?
5. What is the topic of the public service announcement in Part 4?
6. What comes through the floor at the beginning of Part 5?
7. What does Nail Bunny say, in Part 4, about Johnny's hobbies before the killing?
8. What does Johnny think happened, to make him who he is now?
9. According to Tess, why did she end up as a captive in Johnny's house?
10. What problems does Johnny encounter in Hell?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Nail-Bunny, D-Boy, Mr. Eff and Burger Boy all started off as the voices for different aspects of Johnny's personality; however, the Dough Boys became self-aware, and gained a great deal of power, while Nail Bunny and Burger Boy did not. What made Mr. Eff and Burger Boy different from the others? How, and why, did they become so powerful? What purpose do they serve in the book? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Anne Gwish's role in the book is small, but important. What are her main concerns? How does she perpetuate the problem from which she wishes to escape? What message is the author attempting to communicate through use of her character, and why? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
The Devil explains to Johnny that his role on Earth was that of a "waste-lock." What, specifically, was Johnny's intended purpose, according to the Devil? Why was he a poor choice to fulfill that role? Why was the function he performed a necessary one? What set Johnny apart from the other waste-locks? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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