Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What impressive feet does the actress do in footage Nick watches with Jeff Megall in Chapter 23?
2. Who is arrested along with Nick in Chapter 24?
3. In Chapter 19, how much money does Jeff Megall say the studio requires for both the stars to smoke?
4. Who does Nick imagine making love to atop the nude tableau of Chapter 15?
5. What response to the probably passage of the skull-and-crossbones label does Nick suggest in Chapter 22?
Essay Topic 1
The narrative of Thank You for Smoking is peppered with interactions between Nick Naylor and individuals that he wants to encourage to join the push in improving tobacco's image. Write an essay about these interchanges. What does each person have to offer big tobacco? How does Naylor go about convincing individual in question that teaming up with the Academy is a good idea? What compromised ethics are required in this deal?
Part 1) Penelope Dent
Part 2) Jeff Megall
Part 3) Lorne Lutch
Essay Topic 2
In many pieces of literature words are simply the vessels of meaning; not so with Thank You for Smoking. Write an essay on the alternate use of words in the novel. Firstly, how are they used as weapons? Secondly, how are they used to conceal meaning? Discuss which characters are noted as being most effective in using words. How does he or she do so? What does all of this say about the world of politics and lobbying in the modern era?
Essay Topic 3
Nick Naylor is a dynamic protagonists who achieves dizzying heights and harrowing lows over the course of the novel. Write an essay on the scope of his rise and fall, dividing it into a first part about his high water mark. What is the greatest level of power that Nick achieves as a lobbyist in the novel? The second part should deal with his deepest low. What betrayals and freak incidents contribute to this precipitous fall? In summation, discuss what Nick learns from these events.
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