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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 novel does Bart compare his neighborhood to on the evening of November 24th?
2. What does Mary do to earn her half of the money needed for a new television?
3. Who wrote the opening quote to the novel?
4. What are people from the laundry, and around town, saying about Bart?
5. What is the name of the hitchhiker?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Bart think the laundry needs to shut down on November 28th?
2. What does Bart tell the owner of the gun shop is the reason he is buying the guns?
3. What questions has Steve Ordner been asking employees of the Blue Ribbon Laundry about Bart?
4. Why does Magliore claim that Bart's wallet is "hurting"?
5. Explain what Bart does to ensure that he cannot be followed from the fires he sets at the 784 construction site.
6. Why does Bart tell Olivia that she will never make it to Vegas?
7. What changes Bart's mind about going up to Olivia's room and accepting her invitation to share her bed?
8. As a kid, Bart had a .22 single shot rifle. What caused him to put away the rifle forever?
9. Why did the 784 extension company build an observation platform?
10. Describe Bart's dreams on the night he sets the fires at the 784 construction site.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Bart's relationship with Sal Magliore.
Essay Topic 2
Why does Olivia mean so much to Bart?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Bart's home mean so much to him that he is willing to do whatever needs to be done?
This section contains 784 words
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