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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 killed Vince's parents?
2. What city would Ray go to if he could travel?
3. Where does Vince tell Ray to sit in the car?
4. What does Lenny eat at the pub?
5. What was the name of the horse Ray placed a bet on for Jack?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lenny react when Vince starts to unscrew Jack's jar?
2. What problems has Lenny had with his daughter Sally?
3. How did an affair start between Ray and Amy?
4. What deal did Vince offer Ray for the use of his yard?
5. How did Mandy meet Vince?
6. Why did Ray refuse to sell Jack his camper van?
7. How does Vince respond when Lenny punches him?
8. What did Vince think about when he heard that Jack was dying?
9. What do the characters think about as they look at the war memorial?
10. What does Vince regret doing to his daughter Kathy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Swift's life. In what way is his life and personality is reflected in the book? Does he identify with any of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Swift is said to have used Faulkner's As I Lay Dying as his model for Last Orders. Compare As I Lay Dying to the novel. What comparisons can be drawn between Last Orders and the As I Lay Dying? Why did Swift choose Faulkner's book as his model for Last Orders?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how Vince's adoption affected one of the following areas in his life:
2) Social life.
3) Intimate relationships.
This section contains 750 words
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