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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Ross and his friends do when they stand around Ross' discovery in Part 10?
2. What is the name of the new club that Clay and his friends visit?
3. Where does Clay meet Evan?
4. What is the name of Daniel's girlfriend?
5. Whose house does Clay, Rip, and Trent go to for a pool party?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How has Clay's time away from Los Angeles alienated him from his friends? What changes does Clay' s friends seem to notice about him since his return home? What changes does Clay seem to notice about himself since his return home? How does Clay view these changes as he leaves Los Angeles? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Why are all of the characters in the novel, Less Than Zero, in some stage of desperation? Why and how do they choose to numb the intensity of any possible alienation or pain? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Clay's relationship with Julian seems to be the most important throughout the novel. How does the author relay the importance of their relationship throughout the novel? Why does Julian's relationship with Clay seem significant even though Julian is absent for much of the novel? Why is it necessary to take into consideration that the significance of Clay and Julian's relationship is told from Clay's point of view? Please use specific examples from the book.
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