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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whose picture does Ponyboy come across while reading in bed after the rumble?
2. Why does Ponyboy call Cherry a traitor?
3. Who does Johnny refuse to see at the hospital?
4. Where does Dally make the cops chase him to?
5. What time does Ponyboy get home before the rumble?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how the characters in the novel are united by a sense of belonging or wanting to belong. How is Johnny's story specifically reflective of this?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Johnny's growth throughout the story. What events contribute to his maturity and change the way he looks at life?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the similarities between the greasers and the Socs. How are they not really all that different from each other? Why does each group think the other is better off? What specific events or conversations in the novel indicate that the two groups have some things in common?
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