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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 the title of Chapter 5?
2. How do NP and the others get home after they can't get into the concert?
3. What did Benji do when Melanie, at a young age, suggested they get married?
4. How does Benji feel once he is able to sneak into the concert?
5. What does Benji think of his father's BBQ at the end of Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What makes Benji's old house so familiar when he breaks in?
2. What causes Benji to realize his father's BBQ isn't all that he remembered it to be?
3. What does NP get one of the members of Lisa Lisa to promise in Jonni Waffle?
4. How do Benji's neighbors act when they learn his father is BBQing?
5. Why are people under the age of 19 not allowed at the Lisa Lisa concert?
6. What is Benji thinking about one Saturday morning in Chapter 5?
7. What goes wrong with NP's plan to get into the Lisa Lisa concert?
8. Why do Benji and his friends stop watching the races in Chapter 8?
9. How does the older Benji look back at the Lisa Lisa concert?
10. How does Reggie try to avoid making his father angry?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze at least 3 aspects of "Sag Harbor" that make the novel believable as well as what literary devices Whitehead uses to create that level of believability.
Essay Topic 2
In a well-written essay, discuss the role that Benji's father plays in the novel and at least one major benefit and challenge for Whitehead in including him.
Essay Topic 3
Describe at least 4 negative aspects of having a protagonist as young and naive as Benji. Make sure to use evidence from the novel to support your position.
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