Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung Test | Final Test - Hard

Lester Bangs
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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

Reed and Bangs are insulting each other when they are first talking to each other the interview they have in the book.

Part 1: Why do you think the two men decide to insult each other when they are talking?

Part 2: Do you think it's good form to insult another person you are interviewing?

Part 3: How do you think Bangs should have treated Reed in that particular interview?

Essay Topic 2

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 3

Bangs seems to be irreverent in much of his writing, deciding to use different voices for different topics.

Part 1: Why do you think Bangs uses different voices in different columns?

Part 2: Do you think it's better to have a consistent voice or to have different voices?

Part 3: How do you think you would speak if you were writing a music column versus a traditional column?

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