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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 individual does Miles read about for World Religions that reached Enlightenment after he went to a butcher and asked for his best piece of meat in "fifty-one days after"?
2. What does Chip say they need to borrow from the Eagle in "twenty-seven days after"?
3. Who was Alaska's favorite playwright, according to Miles in "the day after"?
4. After detailing the plan for the Alaska Memorial Prank in "eighty-three days after," Chip says it will only work if they can find what?
5. How far away from campus was Alaska when she died?
Short Essay Questions
1. What causes the argument between Miles and Chip in "twenty days after"? Where does Miles go after the argument?
2. How have Miles's thoughts about Alaska and her death evolved in "twenty-one days after"?
3. What takes place during the game of Truth or Dare in "the last day"? What causes Miles and Alaska to wake up?
4. What realizations does Miles make after he discovers Alaska's doodle on the wall by the phone in "sixty-two days after"?
5. What does Takumi's realization lead Miles, Chip, and Takumi to infer about Alaska's last moments in "one hundred fourteen days after"?
6. What is Chip's plan for memorializing Alaska in "sixty-nine days after"? How does Miles respond to the idea?
7. What epiphany does Miles come to during his World Religions class in "fifty-one days after"?
8. How does Miles's father assist in the development of the prank in "eighty-four days after"?
9. How has the atmosphere of the school changed in "eight days after"? How does Dr. Hyde address Alaska's death?
10. What theory does Chip present to Miles in "nine days after"? Who does Chip believe called Alaska on the night she died?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the character of Alaska Young in Looking for Alaska. How does Alaska differ from Miles in terms of language style, interests, and behavior? What characteristics attract Miles to Alaska? Why do you think Alaska spends time with Miles? Is Alaska a likable character? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the motif of labyrinths in Looking for Alaska. Where is the concept of labyrinths first introduced in the novel? What is the significance of this reference? How does this motif relate to the novel’s themes?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss the motif of pranks in Looking for Alaska. What is the history of pranks at the school? What real-life experiences did John Green draw on to develop this motif? How do the pranks in the novel relate to the overall themes of the story?
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