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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Bebe buys books about what subject after opening her credit card bill?
2. Bebe's mother said the son she gave up for adoption had what characteristic?
3. How many assistants help Bebe answer her fan mail?
4. After Bebe and Eliot make love, Eliot tells Bebe that who called him the previous night?
5. What does Nikki use for the massage?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Several characters in the novel have very different ideas of domestic happiness -- that is, what makes for a happy home life. Select at least three characters and use quotes from the novel to analyze the similarities and differences in their visions of domestic happiness. Possible character choices include Peggy Jean, John, Bebe, Leigh and Howard.
Essay Topic 2
What is the final image that the novel leaves with its readers? Why do you think the author ended the novel this way?
Essay Topic 3
The word "hypocrisy" is not reserved for talking about religion, though that is one of its most frequent usages. Do you think that any characters could be called hypocritical? Defend your response.
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