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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. A memory in Chapter 7 triggered Lancelot to recall what story?
2. In Chapter 9, what does the person that Lancelot is asking the questions of respond when asked the questions?
3. In Chapter 6, who made an announcement?
4. In Chapter 7, Lancelot talks about the weather, telling his friend a story about what?
5. What was Lancelot's wife's reaction to Lancelot's suggestion on the final day of shooting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was wrong with the tapes Elgin made for Lancelot?
2. What does Lancelot confess when he recalls the first time he made love to Margot?
3. What does Lancelot confess he knew about his mother, when he thinks he sees her at his desk?
4. What does Lancelot think about his son's decision to become a homosexual?
5. What did Raine give Lancelot before the storm?
6. What did the couple, who were trapped in a hurricane, tell each other that made them closer than before?
7. What does Lancelot claim as the point of his quest through the story?
8. What does Lancelot do to the pipe in the basement?
9. What happens when Lancelot asks Harry questions?
10. What does Lancelot confess about his feelings the night of the killing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is the theme of love dealt with in this story? Give at least three examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
What is a tragic hero? Who is a tragic hero in the story? Why? Use at least two examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Based on evidence from the book. explain why Lancelot is not a reliable narrator.
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