Sag Harbor Test | Final Test - Hard

Colson Whitehead
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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 Benji think about his upcoming year as the summer concludes?

2. What does Barry throw into the bonfire?

3. What kind of music does the local radio station play?

4. How does Melanie act the day after she and Benji make out?

5. Benji believes his father is ___________.

Short Essay Questions

1. How do Benji's neighbors act when they learn his father is BBQing?

2. Why is Benji embarrassed about his music choices?

3. What did Benji's parents do for a living?

4. Who is Barry?

5. What happens when Melanie jumps off the roof as she and Benji are escaping from Benji's old house in Chapter 7?

6. What do Benji and Melanie talk about during their walk in Chapter 7?

7. What does NP get one of the members of Lisa Lisa to promise in Jonni Waffle?

8. Why do Benji and his friends stop watching the races in Chapter 8?

9. According to Benji in Chapter 5, why was The Cosby Show so groundbreaking?

10. What causes Benji to realize his father's BBQ isn't all that he remembered it to be?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast 2 female characters from "Sag Harbor." Make sure to use specific evidence and quotations from the novel to support your thesis.

Essay Topic 2

Analyze at least 3 literary techniques Whitehead uses to make one character of your choosing from the "Sag Harbor" very likable OR very unlikable to the reader.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss at least 4 aspects of "Sag Harbor" that could have been easily carried over into a second novel about Benji's summers in Sag Harbor.

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