Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who disobeys the headmaster's order to return to his dorm room?
2. Finny admits that war must be real because it drove __________ crazy.
3. Where does Brinker take Gene and Finny?
4. Who comes into the room after the commotion between Gene and Leper?
5. Brinker laments that ________ of their class will be unable to participate in the war.
While Gene is the narrator of the story, it seems most of the action and reaction in the story is related to Finny.
Part 1: Why is Gene the more important character in this novel?
Part 2: Why doesn't Finny make sense as the main character in this book?
Part 3: Is there another character you feel is even more important? Support your answer.
It is Gene who feels responsible for Finny's fall, and the guilt follows him throughout the book.
Part 1: What happened to case Gene's guilt about Finny's fall?
Part 2: Do you think Gene caused Finny to fall? Why or why not?
Part 3: Even though Finny tells Gene that it wasn't his fault, why can't Gene let go of his guilt?
The relationship between Finny and Gene is a complex one, even bordering on codependent in nature, with one having to help the other in order for the other to cope.
Part 1: Describe the ways in which Gene relies on Finny for his sense of self esteem, and vice versa with Finny.
Part 2: Would you consider their friendship healthy or unhealthy? Support your answer.
Part 3: What changes might be made to their friendship that might make it more positive?
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