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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where are Robert and Caroline planning on traveling to?
2. According to Robert, which of the following is NOT a reason for society's problems?
3. Where did Mary work for many years?
4. What promise did Colin make to Caroline?
5. What does Colin notice has changed in Robert's bar since his earlier visit?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the themes The Comfort of Strangers explores is sexuality. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
The gallery in Robert's apartment plays an important role in the novel. It serves as a symbol on many levels. Discuss the significance of the gallery in the novel. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel Mary and Colin's relationship changes significantly. In your essay:
1) describe their relationship at the beginning of the novel.
2) describe their relationship at the end of the novel
3) discuss the changes that occur in their relationship
4) discuss what influences these changes.
Be sure to cite specific evidence from the novel to support your ideas.
This section contains 1,277 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)