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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. How does the female captive escape, in Part 5?
2. According to Nail Bunny, what was different about Johnny before?
3. Why is the second strip in Part 6 out of place?
4. What does the young woman regret as she is fleeing Johnny's house?
5. How old was the boy in the second public service announcement when he left home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What comes through the floor at the beginning of Part 5?
2. What problems does Johnny encounter in Hell?
3. What is the topic of the public service announcement in Part 4?
4. According to Tess, why did she end up as a captive in Johnny's house?
5. What happened when Johnny kidnapped Kirk?
6. What happens when Tess and Kirk encounter the room full of captives, in Part 5?
7. What does Johnny observe about the state of Heaven, and what is the reason for it?
8. What is everyone in Heaven doing, and why?
9. What happens to Johnny at the end of Part 4?
10. What happens when the gatekeeper reads Johnny's list of actions during his life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Johnny meets the Devil in Part 6. How is the Devil depicted? What do Johnny and the Devil talk about? What is the purpose of Hell, and why are its inhabitants there? What information does the Devil give to Johnny? Why is he able to get this information from the Devil, but not from God? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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