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. Which of these statements are false?

2. What did Richard attempt to shove in that person's mouth?

3. What had Francoise asked for?

4. What name had refused to catch on?

5. What had the people on the other island done?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the authors reasoning for having the island community addicted to marijuana. Provide an explanation for the author's reasons for including a narcotic plantation on the island, and offer up a non-drug related alternative that might have been employed.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss which of the characters from within the novel you would have as a friend or ally and why. What characteristics of that person would make an excellent friend? Would you trust them? Why or why not? Are there any indications throughout the novel that this character isn't trustworthy? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Discern a reason why Richard suddenly seemed to have a lack of interest in Francoise towards the end of the novel. Compare the amount of time Richard chooses to reflect upon Francoise and think about her towards the end of the novel. How might this be considered a precursor for his own downfall?

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