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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Ross' discovery?
2. Where does Clay take Evan the next day to get more information from him?
3. Where does Clay call his psychiatrist from on the day of his appointment?
4. Whose house does Clay, Rip, and Trent go to for a pool party?
5. According to Clay, what way does his grandmother say she would prefer to die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are Clay's reasons for visiting his psychiatrist during his vacation? What role does Clay's visits to his psychiatrist play in the novel? Why is it necessary for Clay to visit his psychiatrist? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Why are Clay and his friends fascinated with the dead boy the see in the alley? Why do the boys decide to stand around the body while they talk and smoke? Why do none of the characters inform the police about the dead boy's body? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Does the author use Julian to symbolize the degradation in the characters' drug-obsessed lifestyles? Why or why not? Please use specific examples from the book.
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