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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 does Jack win at the fair?
2. What month does the story take place in?
3. What did Vince want to set up at Vince's scrap yard?
4. Who does Ray says made a fine soldier?
5. What does Vic read in the church?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Vince feel uncomfortable about seeing Jack's body?
2. What does Vince say they are looking for?
3. How did an affair start between Ray and Amy?
4. Why does Amy say she hates Jack?
5. Why does Ray think insurance is similar to gambling?
6. What photograph does Vince think about?
7. How does Vince respond when Lenny punches him?
8. What is the weather like as the men approach the pier?
9. How do the friends spread Jack's ashes?
10. What does Vince regret doing to his daughter Kathy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two of the following people and outline Jack's influence on his or her life:
Essay Topic 2
Compare American and British culture.
1) What are the differences between the two cultures?
2) How have the two cultures influenced each other?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
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