The Sportswriter Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. Where is Frank going to dinner on the holiday in Chapter 9?

2. What does the visitor want with Frank upon Frank's return from Detroit?

3. As Frank pulls off the highway on his way home from Easter dinner, what can he see?

4. What has this investigation brought to Frank?

5. Where does Frank plan to stay indefinitely?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is waiting for Frank when he returns home from Detroit? What does this person want?

2. Write about Frank's encounter with his neighbors on Easter morning.

3. Describe what happens at the Easter family dinner at Vicki's father's house.

4. Why does X become uncomfortable at Walter's apartment and what does Frank do to make her feel this way?

5. Through this search for Walter's daughter in Florida, what has Walter given Frank?

6. Throughout the story, how has Frank shown growth in dealing with women?

7. How did Frank find his welcoming at Berkshire College by the other professors?

8. List three members of Vicki's family Frank meets on Easter and Frank's impression of these people.

9. Detail the search Frank goes on for Walter's daughter in Florida.

10. Did X and the children visit Frank at Berkshire College? Give examples to support your answer.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Different people handle situations and feelings differently. How do Frank and X each handle their fear of commitment throughout the story? Compare and contrast using specific examples and details from the story.

Essay Topic 2

After Ralph died, Frank had many affairs and socialized with other women. What is the irony of Frank and X's divorce? Give specific details and examples to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Frank's physical injury by the glass of the phone booth caused pain. In what other ways has the event within the phone booth caused pain to Frank?

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