Manhattan Transfer Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Who does Ruth tell Jimmy threatened to shoot Elaine?

2. What is Emile's job in New York in "Metropolis"?

3. What does the "bum" who was sleeping on the cot next to Bud call money?

4. What does Elaine suggest Jojo do when he finds her and George eating together?

5. What is the name of the man Harry introduces Ellen to backstage?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Jimmy's mother tell him when he burns his tongue on hot mustard?

2. What does George Baldwin tell Gus to do if reporters come by?

3. What does Joe Harland say of whiskey when he goes to the bar?

4. Why does the girl in the forget-me-not hat confront Emile in the street?

5. What does Phil Sandbourne say of a man's morals as he is talking to Hartly?

6. How does Fifi Waters act when she finally gets to the restaurant?

7. What does Harry say of Elaine's performance backstage with Sol next to him?

8. Where does Stan think Elaine should live instead of with all the actors?

9. Why does Jimmy call up his Aunt Emily, Riverside 2466?

10. What does Stan say when Elaine tells him his drinking is beyond a joke?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Advertising on a large scale is touched on in the book. Pick a few instances where advertising is being described. What does the author mean by including them in various places? How does it affect the characters?

Essay Topic 2

What is Joe O'keefe's role in the book? What is he trying to accomplish? Does he succeed in his goals? How does he affect changes in the realms in which he invests his time?

Essay Topic 3

Describe how Jimmy Herf lets go of Ellen. How does he feel about losing her? What is her reaction?

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