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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What seems to happen a lot in the neighborhood in Brooklyn?
(a) Many men are sent off to war.
(b) A lot of senseless violence.
(c) Many children are killed.
(d) The community is very close.

2. In this story, what does it seem that people do to one another?
(a) They hope to help other's children.
(b) They respect all life.
(c) People want to help one another.
(d) They put each other's lives ahead of others.

3. What does the author think that Georgie and her mother's relationship is?
(a) Too dependent on one another.
(b) Aggravating.
(c) Self destructive.
(d) Very strong.

4. At the bike shops, what does Spook often do?
(a) Picks up men.
(b) Spend time at shops looking at spare parts.
(c) Works there to make exra money to support his drug habit.
(d) Picks up women.

5. How does Georgie end her night?
(a) She tries to reunite with her brother.
(b) She decides to get completely drunk.
(c) She tries to forget by sleeping with Harry.
(d) She goes home crying.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Tommy really enjoy doing?

2. What is Georgie failing to address about her life and her true feelings?

3. When did Vinnie begin his criminal activities?

4. Outside of Greeks one night, Georgie tries to describe her feelings for Vinnie. What does Vinnie do?

5. At this new location, how do all the men begin to feel about the transvestites?

Short Essay Questions

1. At the end of the story, what does the party end up being?

2. Explain Selby's writing style as the fight between Freddie and Rosie begins.

3. What is the moral significance to this story?

4. Why does Georgie sleep with Harry?

5. What does the reader soon realize about the story?

6. Who does not accept Georgie?

7. What does this story reveal about Brooklyn residents?

8. What makes the group of hipsters finally decide to stop beating one another up?

9. When the police stop the fight, why does Freddie claim he attacked the solider?

10. What has Georgie struggled to find for most of his life?

(see the answer keys)

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