The Beach Test | Final Test - Hard

Alex Garland
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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. 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 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 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

Attempt to explain the camps swarming and subsequent mutilation of the bodies of the rafters. Try and provide some explanations for this bizarre and frightening behavior. How does this mark the complete and utter dissolution of the camps' social structure?

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