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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. Who had comments directed specifically at them?
2. What did Keaty want Richard to do when he had gotten back to the beach?
3. Where did Richard tell Christo Karl was?
4. What didn't the rafting group notice?
5. Which monkey first approached Richard?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who argued on behalf of the rafters and what was the outcome? Why didn't Richard prevent this outcome?
2. What plan was made in regards to Zeph and Sammy?
3. How did Francoise know about Richard's kiss? What did she thank him for?
4. What wrong move did Richard make, according to Etienne?
5. What had Bugs done that made Richard mad?
6. What lie did Richard tell to Christo?
7. How was Richard making Sal's life difficult?
8. Why did Richard and Keaty spike the stew and what was the result of this tampering?
9. Who was reanimated by Richard and how?
10. What is killing Christo, and how could it have been prevented? Why can't Etienne find out about it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how the beach community must remain a secret and for what reasons everyone diligently keeps that secret. What does the beach have the potential to become if it becomes exposed? How is this an undesirable outcome? Are the methods employed at keeping the secret of the beach a bit heinous in their extremity? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Richards more gory fantasies that occur throughout the book. What is this fascination with the violence in his own mind indicative of? Explain if this makes Richard a threat or an ally.
Essay Topic 3
Explore Richards resentment of Bugs. What kinds of things specifically did Richard really have a problem with in regards to Bugs and his presence? Were these things intentionally done by Bugs, or were they the result of an unintentional affront? Explain your answer.
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