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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. How many children does Fay have?
2. Who gets in trouble for setting fire to the post office when the ash from his cigar lands on a stack of third-class ?
3. How many days was Henry absent without leave?
4. What papers does Henry turn in toward the end of the book
5. What does Betty do at her new job described in Chapter 3?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is in the Notice of Decision in Chapters 5-6?
2. How does the author describe Fay?
3. What happens before Henry decides to write the novel?
4. Why does Henry get angry with Fay in Chapter 4?
5. Why does Henry receive a letter of warning from the post office?
6. What happens at Christmas in Chapter 3?
7. What happens to Betty in Chapter 3?
8. What happens when Henry runs into Tom Moto?
9. What happens when Henry meets Hector?
10. How does Henry's living situation change when the track moves 100 miles south?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay describing Henry and Janko's relationship and why Henry finds him so annoying.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 2, what does Joyce's puppy Picasso symbolize? Be sure to define symbolism.
Essay Topic 3
How does sex play an major role in Chapter 3? What is Henry more addicted to, sex or alcohol?
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