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 idea of the war and enlisting seems to be on every boy's mind as they progress through the novel.
Part 1: List the characters who state they want to enlist in the war effort.
Part 2: Which of these characters actually do enlist in the war effort?
Part 3: What does the act of enlisting seem to symbolize for the boys in this story?
Essay Topic 2
It's interesting to note that parents aren't mentioned often in this story - only Brinker's dad and Leper's mother are introduced fully.
Part 1: Describe Brinker's father.
Part 2: Describe Leper's mother.
Part 3: What do these characters seem to say about the differences between the older and the younger generations?
Essay Topic 3
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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