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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part III of the book, whose desk is near McCall's and they become friends?
2. During dinner with program fellows, McCall shares what information with them and they all part closer than they were before?
3. In Chapter 33, what does the black civil rights leader accuse McCall of being?
4. In Chapter 42, McCall works where?
5. Whose high school graduation does McCall note in Chapter 43?
Essay Topic 1
In Part I of the book, McCall describes his decision to steal as a rite of passage. What is a rite of passage, and how does McCall's decision to take from others constitute such a reference?
Essay Topic 2
Looking at Part III of the book, highlight examples of McCall's race sensitivity as well as when he let it overcome him and when he stepped back and did not let it cloud his decisions.
Essay Topic 3
In Part I of the book there are several instances that support the theme of juvenile invincibility that is felt by a young McCall and and his friends. Discuss this theme and provide details from Part I that illustrate this feeling of invincibility among McCall and other young boys described by McCall during this part of his life. What were the more effective glimpses into this mentality provided by McCall in this part of the book and why?
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