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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following do Alice and Brock NOT talk about?
2. Who is Brock's wife?
3. What does Lazar ask Susan?
4. What is the topic of conversation between Susan and Charleson?
5. Why does Susan say she married her husband?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Brock. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Lazar and Brock. What are their roles within the story? What is the trust factor with women? What are the reasons Susan cares for both of these men who are so dramatically different?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
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