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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. Why does Johnny think the bug is mocking him, in the second strip of Part 4?
3. What does Johnny have a hard time understanding, at the beginning of Part 4?
4. How does Johnny destroy the tranquility of Heaven?
5. What does Johnny observe upon his arrival, in the first strip of Part 6?
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
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
Who are D-Boy, Nail Bunny, Mr. Eff and Burger Boy? What purpose does each one serve for Johnny? How do they help the reader gain insight into Johnny's character? How do they help Johnny himself to make decisions, analyze his actions and refocus when he gets upset? What part of Johnny's life and personality does each one represent, and why? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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