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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. John's relationship with his father is described with which adjective?
2. What ailment causes John to drink whiskey?
3. What is John most preoccupied with?
4. What is Caduta's occupation?
5. What is the name of the Hollywood trade magazine?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is John searching for?
2. Describe Selina Street.
3. Why can't John find happiness with Selina?
4. Why doesn't John understand the murderer Fielding tells him about?
5. Describe Fielding Goodney.
6. What is the purpose of this novel?
7. What is significant about Vron?
8. What is significant about John's black outs?
9. What motivates Selina?
10. What kinds of people surround John at work?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Is John misogynistic? Why or why not? Are other characters misogynistic?
Essay Topic 2
In John's search for satisfaction, what does he find? What does he have trouble finding? What does he continue to search for by the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Does it make sense that Fielding is Frank, the mysterious man on the phone?
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