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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 does is the name of the song the calypso singer sings at Harry's table?
2. What does Harry think his wife and their friends will tease him about?
3. Who does Janice think is fond of Harry?
4. What news do Janice and Harry break to Bessie in this chapter?
5. Where do the newlyweds spend their honeymoon?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Pru and Nelson do in Brewer?
2. Why does Harry not talk to the Murketts and the Fosnachts at the wedding reception?
3. How does Janice react when she sees the gold coins?
4. How does Nelson react to his parents buying their own house?
5. What do Nelson and Brew do at Slim's party?
6. What does Charlie tell Harry about the situation with Nelson?
7. How does Bessie react to Harry and Janice buying their own house?
8. Why is Harry thankful that Janice does not talk about Cindy?
9. What do Nelson and Pru talk about in Ma Springer's big Chrysler?
10. How does Harry react when he sees Charlie back at work?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare Rabbit's character to the person he is a the beginning of the story to the person he is at the end of the story:
1) What does Rabbit hope to achieve at the beginning of the story?
2) What events changes Rabbit ideas about life?
3) How has Rabbit's character changed by the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Rabbit's character across the whole series.
-How does Updike develop Rabbit's character across the whole series?
-What new elements does Updike add to Rabbit's character?
Essay Topic 3
Pick a character from the novel and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
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