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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Benji first meet Melanie?
2. Benji believes his father is ___________.
3. Benji sneaks into his old house with ___________.
4. What does Barry throw into the bonfire?
5. Where are Benji's parents during the bonfire?
Essay Topic 1
Write a well-reasoned argument discussing whether or not Benji is a good role model for young readers.
Essay Topic 2
Describe at least 4 features of Benji and how those features fulfill the traditional, literary requirements of a teenager/young adult.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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