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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 is the name of the Arab Vince is trying to sell a car to?
2. What does Jack ask to buy off Ray?
3. How did Amy used to travel to see June?
4. What does Amy say is all she ever wanted?
5. Who does Ray says made a fine soldier?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Vince respond when Lenny punches him?
2. How did an affair start between Ray and Amy?
3. What does Vince regret doing to his daughter Kathy?
4. What does Vince do at Wick's farm?
5. What are the friends looking for in Chatham?
6. How does Lenny react when Vince starts to unscrew Jack's jar?
7. What is the weather like as the men approach the pier?
8. Why did Vince think changes were happening in the sixties?
9. How does Ray think insurance works?
10. Why did Ray refuse to sell Jack his camper van?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the time period? How does Swift use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the novel and helps to express character and theme.
2) Point of view
Essay Topic 3
Examine the role of one of the following jobs: butcher, insurance worker, undertaker and car salesman.
1) What kind of person would be best suited to the job?
2) In what way did the character in the book have the right characteristics to succeed in that job? Was it the perfect job for him or would he have been more suited to something else?
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