Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What would the last lines of his writing about his hospital experience include?
2. Who does Jean compare himself to in literature?
3. What does Jean not comprehend when he wakes from his coma?
4. Where is Jean put after he is dressed by the orderlies?
5. How does the literary figure with Locked-In syndrome get around?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Jean do when he started feeling sick in the car on the night of his stroke?
2. What does Jean ask of the reader after telling about his time in Hong Kong?
3. What does Jean think about as he is taken to the hospital on the night of his stroke?
4. How does Jean communicate his fluctuating emotions?
5. What makes Jean's lucky day so funny to him?
6. How does Jean communicate, and why?
7. Where does Jean usually see all the other patients from his corridor, and how does he feel about those moments?
8. What does Jean imagine Eugenie doing?
9. What is happening when Jean awakes from his coma?
10. What does Jean do when he goes to the beach with his family?
Human nature is a strong symbol and theme in this book. Where does this symbol appear, and what role does it play in the book?
Maturity is a theme presented in a number of places in this story, and is manifested in a number of different ways. Choose a few of these instances and compare and contrast them. How are they different in their manifestations of this sensitive theme?
What causes Jean to become more faithful and prayerful, and how does this help his healing process?
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