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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 runs the building described where these transactions take place?
2. Where does Carl admit to having had homosexual contact?
3. Along with Sailor, who hanged themselves in the Tombs?
4. In literature, what refers to the inherent incompatibility between the objectives of two or more characters or forces?
5. Who does the Party Leader discuss the market with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is symbolized through William’s description of the Island and the Zone?
2. What leads to William Lee shooting Hauser and O’Brien?
3. How is “Fats” Terminal described in “The Algebra of Need”?
4. What is the point of the absurdity in “Islam Incorporated and the Parties of Interzone”?
5. What shift takes place in the plot structure of the novel in “Hauser and O’Brien”?
6. How does Dr. Schafer differ from Dr. Benway?
7. How is A.J. described in “Islam Incorporated and the Parties of Interzone”?
8. What different political groups are described in “Islam Incorporated and the Parties of Interzone”?
9. Why is William Lee unable to get his case heard in “The County Clerk”?
10. How is the city of Interzone described?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss and analyze the symbolism and imagery in “The Black Meat.” What does the Black Meat represent? How are the Reptiles and Mugwumps described? What do they symbolize? How do these creatures compare to one another? How do they compare to “people” in the narrative?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the history of mind control and its uses. When was mind control first developed? What implications does the author give regarding the mind control of individuals within mainstream society?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the setting of Interzone University and the character of the Professor. What does the Professor symbolize in the novel? How is he described?
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