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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 the name of the horse Ray placed a bet on for Jack?
2. Where did Ray ask Amy to accompany him to?
3. What kind of vehicle did Vic drive to Fairfax?
4. What has Sally never forgiven Lenny for doing?
5. Who did Amy love to watch camping out in the nearby fields?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Amy decide not to tell Jack about her affair with Ray?
2. What photograph does Vince think about?
3. How did an affair start between Ray and Amy?
4. How did Amy meet Jack?
5. Why does Amy say she hates Jack?
6. What does Vince regret doing to his daughter Kathy?
7. What do the characters think about as they look at the war memorial?
8. What did Vince think about when he heard that Jack was dying?
9. What does Vic remember about the funeral at Fairfax Park Hospital?
10. Why did Vince feel uncomfortable about seeing Jack's body?
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
Examine Swift's writing style. How would you describe Swift's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does Swift's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 3
Look at the generation gap between younger and the older characters. What different experiences did both generations go through? What problems is the generation gap causing the characters? Was generational gap expressed in Last Orders particularly wide during this time or is a wide generational gap common to all ages?
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