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 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 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
The theme of jealousy is one that comes up often in the story itself. Longing for something that someone else has is natural, but it can have tragic consequences.
Part 1: Describe the jealousy that Gene and Finny feel.
Part 2: What does the jealousy of these two characters seem to cause for them and for their lives?
Part 3: What other ways is jealousy shown to affect the other characters in the novel?
This section contains 1,566 words
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