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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Sarah Byrnes staying after she bolts from the psych ward?
2. What does Moby give to Ms. Lemry on her porch?
3. What radio station does Moby have all the buttons in his car programmed to?
4. After having lunch with Mr. Mautz, Moby decides to hang around after swim practice is over. When Lemry questions why, what does Moby tell her?
5. What does Moby sneak into Sarah Byrnes' hospital room?
Essay Topic 1
There is no doubt that Ellerby is greatly affected by the events the death of his brother. Discuss how his brother's death and the events thereafter affect not only Ellerby's worldview, but also religious views and his relationships with the people around him. How do Ellerby's experiences affect his mental state, his ability to be objective with his community and his willingness to help Moby and Sarah Byrnes?
Essay Topic 2
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot, as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development and the readers' involvement?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast how the character of Sarah Byrnes changes as the story progresses. Be sure to include your assessment of her character when she is first introduced in the story, when she is caught faking her mental health break, when she searches for her mother, and when she is adopted at the end of the story. Use examples from the story to support your answer.
This section contains 1,408 words
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