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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. What is Archie Campbell's job?
2. Who does Harry say destroyed Pinnacle Hotel?
3. What is the name of the car the boy is looking at?
4. What does Harry call people that work in law?
5. Where does Harry stop to inquire about the farm?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Harry think about the Springer's house?
2. What was notable about the newspaper clipping Harry received about Skeeter?
3. What is Harry's role at Springer Motors?
4. What problem does Nelson have with Pru?
5. What does Harry think about his dead dad?
6. Why did Janice not want to buy a house?
7. What do Harry and Nelson argue about?
8. What does the Reverend Archie Campbell discuss with Nelson and Pru?
9. How does Nelson want Harry to help him?
10. Why is Pru's visit a shock for Harry?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the representation of sex in the novel:
1) How do the characters in the novel view sex? What does this express about eighties society?
2) How did the public react to the novel's sex scenes when it was first published? How would the public react to similar scenes today?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the books reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the time period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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