Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who comes into the room after the commotion between Gene and Leper?
2. Who does Gene spend more time with?
3. Who receives a cryptic telegram?
4. Where does Leper guide Gene once he arrives?
5. Who do the boys fetch to give first aid to Finny?
Essay Topic 1
The two rivers in the book provide different elements and symbols to the storytelling.
Part 1: List the names of the two rivers in the novel and describe the location of each.
Part 2: What does each river seem to symbolize for the story?
Part 3: How is Gene comparable to each river?
Essay Topic 2
With World War II looming in the background of this novel, the darker nature of the world outside of Devon is hard to escape.
Part 1: What does World War II symbolize in this novel?
Part 2: What is the significance of World War II to each of the characters in the novel?
Part 3: How does the war relate to the title of this book?
Essay Topic 3
When one first reads "A Separate Peace," it seems Finny and Gene could not be more different in terms of their lives, goals, and outlooks. Is this really the case?
Part 1: Compare and contract Finny and Gene.
Part 2: How does the friendship between Finny and Gene change during the book?
Part 3: Would you say that Finny and Gene are more alike or more different? Support your answer.
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