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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. What does Dick do without Nicole's consent?
2. What name does Dick sign to a note for Maria?
3. Who does Rosemary overhear declaring their love and passion for each other?
4. On what had Rosemary's mother spent everything her husbands had left her?
5. What does Rosemary discover when she returns to her room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What psychological protective mechanisms are put in place for Nicole?
2. What can be determined about Rosemary's personality from her demeanor at the beach?
3. How does Rosemary perceive the Divers during dinner?
4. How does Rosemary continue to compare herself to Nicole?
5. Explain the discrimination incident in Chapter 23.
6. What are the effects of Dick's habit of giving compliments to Rosemary?
7. What is Rosemary's response when Dick will not comply with her request to make love?
8. Why does Rosemary not have fun at the party after she analyzes the evening?
9. Why does Rosemary feel jealous for the first time in her life?
10. What do Rosemary's thoughts reveal about how she was raised by her mother?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain what Fitzgerald meant by this statement: "She illustrated very simple principles, containing in herself her own doom, but illustrated them so accurately that there was grace in the procedure, and presently Rosemary would try to imitate it." About whom is Fitzgerald speaking? Why would Rosemary want to imitate what she sees from this person?
Essay Topic 2
Dick begins his psychology career with pure motives to help people by being good and wise. What does it mean when Dick wonders to himself, "God, am I like the rest after all?" Is Dick afraid that he is interested in financial gain as well? Does he witness the practices of his mentors and wish for the same level of financial success and easy life that they live? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
When Dick makes a conscious effort to engage in Rosemary's life, why does he consider it to be a turning point in his own? Why does he follow Rosemary to the film studio? Why does he make sure she does not see him, only to phone her at the earliest opportunity? Is he confused? Is he inexperienced? Explain this time in Dick's life.
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