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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The first woman Wilbur marries is what?
2. Who does the King of Lake Maxinkuckee look like?
3. When Wilbur attends a meeting of the Daffodils, what does he like about it?
4. When Wilbur visits the King of Lake Maxinkuckee, his visit is documented by what?
5. At his graduation, what does Walter assume his mother has bought him?
Short Essay Questions
1. After Eliza is released from the mental institution, how does she express her anger to her brother?
2. On his way to speak with the dead, why does Wilbur stop by Indianapolis?
3. What does the new religious cult believe?
4. What causes the Green Death?
5. Following the reunion orgy and separation from Wilbur, in what fashion does Eliza live her life?
6. Once Wilbur implements the middle name system, how does the Daffodil Club change?
7. What is the new system for middle names?
8. When Wilbur attends a Daffodil meeting, what surprises him?
9. After gravity shifts for the first time, everyone is crying for help. What does Wilbur do?
10. How are those with the same noun in their middle name related?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Wilbur and Eliza's parents visit them for their 15th birthday, the visit does not go as planned. Write an essay examining why this visit forced the circumstances of the children to change.
1) How does a typical birthday celebration play out for Wilbur and Eliza?
2) Why was this birthday different?
3) Why are the characters prompted to change.
Essay Topic 2
Witnessing Dr. Cordiner's treatment of her children, Letitia acts like a mother for the first time. Write a brief essay examining Letitia's overall behavior as a mother and this momentary transformation.
Essay Topic 3
Many of the characters in the novel represent members of Kurt Vonnegut's real and extended family. Citing examples from the text, examine the purpose of this comparison and why it is revealed in the Prologue.
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