The Beach Test | Final Test - Hard

Alex Garland
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Daffy compare living with Sal and Bugs to?

2. What were the last of Richards worries to go?

3. Which of the Swede's was still missing?

4. What fantasy did Richard have?

5. How many chickens did Ella have to pluck?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Richard's character. What do his actions reveal about him? What psychological terms apply to Richard and his regard of human life and his actions? What other characters with this same psychological condition likely shared these traits with Richard and why?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Daffy's comment about 'living with Cancer". What do you think that comment was directed at, and why? What would Daffy consider to be cancer? How was he released from living with Cancer? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the beach and its descent from Paradise to Hell. What other descents are made throughout the book? Could these be considered some of the central themes of the book? How or why not?

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