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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. What does Henry remember, at the beginning of Chapter 14?
2. What does Joe ask Will for when Will finds him?
3. Where is Henry when he calls Claire, at the beginning of Chapter 20?
4. When is Henry let go from his job?
5. Where are Henry and Claire married?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Henry's experience finding work in New York?
2. What are Henry's thoughts when he arrives in St. Louis?
3. What does Henry remember of his father at the funeral?
4. Describe Henry's state, in Chapter 13, as he drives eastward.
5. What happens in Henry's visit to Glenwood Springs to see Claire?
6. What are Henry's thoughts when he muses on death, in chapter 17?
7. Describe Joe's funeral.
8. What does Henry think about finding the job of forest ranger?
9. What does Henry dream in the postlude?
10. What gets Henry out of New York?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Henry Lightcap is a Hedonist of the first order--how does Abbey feel about sensual pleasures, and is there a contradiction in *reading* about pleasures of the flesh?
Essay Topic 2
What are Abbey's feelings about women? Are there women who make exceptions to his general feelings? What role does feminism play in 'Fool's Progress'? In what ways are women powerful creatures, who are already in charge of things?
Essay Topic 3
What is Henry's relationship with his family? In what ways is he a misfit? In what ways is he one of them?
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