A Separate Peace Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

The scene when Finny and Gene are on the beach playing hooky is a touching one, though it seems while it is very important to both boys, the reactions are different from what the reader expects.

Part 1: Describe what happens between Gene and Finny when they are on the beach.

Part 2: Why can't Gene respond to Finny's statement?

Part 3: What does this scene seem to reveal to Gene (and to the reader) about Finny?

Essay Topic 3

Finny's fall becomes the focus of the story, and one that affects each of the characters in a different way.

Part 1: Describe the events that led up to Finny's accident.

Part 2: How is Finny affected by the fall? Compare and contrast his personality before and after the fall.

Part 3: How is Gene affected by Finny's fall? Compare and contrast his personality and actions before and after the fall.

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