Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which fashion show captivated Gopnik in the way of a "romantic cartoon," in Couture Shock?
2. What is the name of the gym Adam and Martha eventually join?
3. Where are most of the fashion shows held in Couture Shock?
4. After the tourist, a successful writer, formed a complaint against the tower employee in Trouble at the Tower, what action was taken?
5. Who appointed Juppe to his position as Prime Minister?
Short Essay Questions
1. What request did Claude Blanchot make to the association of Balzar supporters in A Handful of Cherries?
2. Why does Gopnik realize that trying to buy out the owner of the Balzar would be unsuccessful in A Handful of Cherries?
3. What was the goal of the strikers in the chapter, The Strike?
4. Why does Gopnik view the French as stubborn in the chapter, The Strike?
5. Why does Gopnik object to more transparency in France?
6. What did Gopnik name his "two cafe problem" after?
7. When Adam and Martha tell friends that they are expecting a girl, what do their friends tell them?
8. What game does Adam play with Luke at the Ritz pool?
9. How does the new owner of the Balzar respond to the protesters?
10. Why does the midwife advise Adam not to tell the cab driver that Martha is in labor when they go to the hospital?
How does Gopnik illustrate the French penchant for over-dramatization and what does he delineate is the cause for their melodramatic ways?
How is the theme of fashion displayed in "Paris to the Moon" and how does Gopnik draw attention to the query, what makes something fashionable?
What is Adam Gopnik's writing style? Discuss both the mechanical aspect of his writing and his "voice" throughout the novel. Make sure and discuss what literary tools and devices he relies on most and what specific parts of the text reflect his voice.
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