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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 the bumper sticker on the cash register state?
2. What bad news does Sally One-Eye have for Bart?
3. What wakes Bart up on Christmas morning?
4. Where did Bart's father die of a stroke?
5. What kind of cancer does Bart tell Olivia that he has?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss Bart's first nightmare.
2. Explain Mary's plan for buying a television.
3. Why does Magliore refuse to sell explosives to Bart?
4. What are Bart's concerns regarding going to a New Year's Eve party at Walt Hamner's house?
5. Mary invites Bart to her parents' house for Christmas. What does Bart say about coming over?
6. What questions has Steve Ordner been asking employees of the Blue Ribbon Laundry about Bart?
7. Why does Bart tell Olivia that she will never make it to Vegas?
8. Describe Bart's dreams on the night he sets the fires at the 784 construction site.
9. What happens to Bart as he is painting the smoke stack at the laundry?
10. Describe the simile that Bart is talking about on the morning that the Blue Ribbon Laundry is demolished.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Bart's relationship with Phil Drake.
Essay Topic 2
Describe Bart's relationship with Mary throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the importance of Bart's multiple conversations with Fred.
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