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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What two characters arrive when Lucius wakes up?
2. How much does Otis demand for riding the horse?
3. Who does the waiter say is waiting in the kitchen?
4. Why did Otis previously want to be a police officer?
5. Who does Boon yell for Lucius to go and see?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Faulkner use Memphis as his main setting? What affect does Memphis have on the characters' thoughts and actions? How would the story's meaning change if he used another setting such as Dallas? Would the characters act differently?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Lucius and Boon.
1) What is their relationship with their parents?
2) What is their relationship to each other?
3) Do you think Boon feels inferior to Lucius? How does this affect their relationship.
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the characters from the novel.
1) What is the character's background.
2) What is the character's motivation and goals?
3) What do you think the character adds to the story? How would the story change if the character was removed?
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