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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 city would Ray go to if he could travel?
4. Who does Ray fantasize about giving his winnings to?
5. Where does Vince tell Ray to sit in the car?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vince do at Wick's farm?
2. Why did Ray refuse to sell Jack his camper van?
3. Why did Amy decide not to tell Jack about her affair with Ray?
4. What deal did Vince offer Ray for the use of his yard?
5. How did Mandy meet Vince?
6. What photograph does Vince think about?
7. How does Vince respond when Lenny punches him?
8. What do the characters think about as they look at the war memorial?
9. What did Jack ask Ray to do for him?
10. Why does Ray think insurance is similar to gambling?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Vince's adoption affected one of the following areas in his life:
2) Social life.
3) Intimate relationships.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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