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 the group hear?

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

3. What was the only thing discussed by all members of the beach commune?

4. What did Daffy get punished a two-pence for?

5. What color was the male German's backpack?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Attempt to explain Sal's lying for Richard. What might she have hoped to gain in her lie? What is revealed about her in the following chapters, Karl runs away? How might this tie into Sal covering for Richard?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss why it was impossible for the rafters to negotiate their release. What were the main reasons for the dope guards killing the rafters? What did they fear would occur? Was this a logical fear or paranoia? How does the reader know?

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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