Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Lester Bangs
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Bangs asserts that almost every band that is thought of as _______ was originally criticized for being terrible musicians.

2. Bangs states that Laughner's doctors told him to quit using drugs but he continued to use to imitate ______.

3. In his article about Elvis, Bangs describes his experience of telling ______ men about Elvis' death and their lack of care.

4. Bangs describes a fantasy about eating ______ out of Elvis Presley's dead body, or part of the body to become Elvis himself.

5. According to Hell, the ability of a person to remake himself is the message of the song ______.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Bangs dismisses Chicago because, while he hates the music, he knows it will be popular to the general public.

Part 1: Do you think that all popular bands are unable to create good music?

Part 2: Why do you think popularity is so offensive to Bangs in his viewpoint?

Part 3: How do you think you would review a band that is popular but that was not suited to your tastes?

Essay Topic 2

The interpretation of song lyrics can be tricky and dependent on the person who does the translating.

Part 1: Do you think it's possible to definitively state that a song means one thing?

Part 2: Do you think you are objective when it comes to the interpretation of song lyrics?

Part 3: How do you think a person could be positive about the meaning of a song?

Essay Topic 3

From the outside, it might look like Bangs is more of a music snob than he appears to be, only favoring indie rock.

Part 1: Why do you think Bangs prefers indie rock bands?

Part 2: Why do you think Bangs tends to be repulsed by popular music and popular bands?

Part 3: Do you think there is a 'true' music form that should be listened to over others?

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