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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of Clay's classes was held in the bungalow at his old elementary school?
2. What reason does Clay's father give for wanting to die the way he suggests?
3. Where does Clay meet Evan?
4. After leaving the hotel, where do Julian and Clay meet Finn to get Clay's money?
5. What information does Clay share with Trent at Spago when Trent leaves the room for a short period of time?
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
How does the title of the novel, Less Than Zero, represent the story in the book? What does the title of the novel say about the characters? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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