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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Tralala become angry with Al and Tony after the robbery?
2. Where does Tralala pick Harry up from?
3. When Harry leaves to go to his next post, what does he give Tralala?
4. What does Tralala normally do at Greeks?
5. What is Harry's job when the union goes on strike?
Essay Topic 1
Many of the female characters in the book are prostitutes.
Why are so many characters prostitutes and not women who work long hours at other jobs?
What does this say about Selby's view of women?
Essay Topic 2
How does Suzie's baby change Tommy's life?
Does Tommy seem like a person that will do what is right to protect his wife and child?
Essay Topic 3
Nancy exerts her own sexual desires and wants by masturbating. What other female characters exert their own sexuality in a way that does not exploit their bodies for money?
Why would Tralala insist that she knows how to assert her own sexual agency?
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