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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 was headed to New Orleans as the movie moved into its final day of shooting?
2. What did Janos speak with Lancelot about when Lancelot visited his wife?
3. What does Lancelot say he will no longer abide by?
4. In Chapter 8, what did Lancelot tell Elgin to do?
5. At the end of Chapter 9, where does Lancelot continue to claim they are living?
Short Essay Questions
1. What will be the difference in women between the New World and the current world?
2. What did Margot announce to Lancelot when she refuses to go away with him?
3. When Lancelot went to the movie set, what did Janos explain to him?
4. What are Lancelot's plans after he leaves the hospital?
5. Lancelot tells a story about his grandfather. What is the story?
6. What does Lancelot confess when he recalls the first time he made love to Margot?
7. Despite being able to leave the hospital, Lancelot continues to claim what?
8. What does Lancelot think about his son's decision to become a homosexual?
9. After viewing the tapes, what does Lancelot tell Merlin to do and why?
10. What is the role Margot is supposed to play in the movie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is a "foil" in literature? What is the purpose of the foil? Give at least two examples of characters in this book who function as foils and describe their purpose.
Essay Topic 2
Why is Lancelot obsessed with infidelity? Give three examples of how this obsession manifests itself in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Lancelot says that "All he had to do was solve the mystery of the universe, which may be difficult but is not as difficult as living an ordinary life." Do you believe that Lancelot's statement accurately portrays his character? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples from the book.
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