Strangers on a Train Test | Mid-Book 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. In what kind of establishment was Bruno's wallet stolen?

2. What does Guy do for a job?

3. In which month does Miriam say her child is due?

4. Where did Guy meet Anne?

5. Who chases after Guy after he kills Samuel Bruno?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Guy feel about the first letter Bruno sends him?

2. What does Bruno reveal about himself in this opening section?

3. What does Guy think his mother could not understand about Miriam?

4. How does Guy cover Bruno's real identity to his mother?

5. How do Bruno's letters affect Guy in this section?

6. How does Guy react to Miriam's death?

7. What are Guy's feelings for Miriam when he meets her in this section?

8. What does Bruno think Miriam looks like before he sees her?

9. How does Bruno try to persuade Guy to kill his father in chapter 20?

10. Why is Bruno enraged with Guy in this section?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is Guy's goal in life? How can he reach his goal? What obstacle are in Guy's way and how can he overcome these obstacles?

Essay Topic 2

Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?

Essay Topic 3

How has Bruno's father affected him as an adult? How has Guy lack of a father figure affected him as an adult?

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