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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. How does this concept come to Andy?
2. What does Andy recall when he is shot?
3. As an "energy-loser" Andy refrains as much as possible from what?
4. If children understand early how insignificant _____________ is, they will not be so obsessed with it.
5. With what is Andy obsessed, regarding his appearance?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Andy say about the times for scheduled meetings?
2. Why does Andy have a special fascination with talk show hosts?
3. Why has Taxi moved to New York? How does she deal with the little money she has?
4. What is said about Andy's hair?
5. Describe Andy's childhood.
6. What does Andy say that contradicts what he believes should be taught to children?
7. What are the drawbacks and advantages of fame?
8. On What is Taxi dependent?
9. Why does Andy believe everyone should take the initiative and point out his or her own personal shortcomings?
10. Describe Andy's life when he first moves to New York City?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Andy Warhol's life is radically different from the way of life he proposes as best or wishes he could adopt.
Part 1) Describe Andy's life. Describe what Andy proposes is the best way to live. How are these contradictory?
Part 2) Why does such a contradiction exist? What does this say about Andy?
Part 3) Might he realize this contradiction exists? What might he think about it? How would he explain it?
Essay Topic 2
Andy Warhol has interesting shopping habits.
Part 1) Describe Andy's shopping habits. How do his shopping habits reflect his philosophies?
Part 2) What do these shopping habits reveal about Andy's personality?
Part 3) What other reason is this chapter found in this book? Why is it the last chapter and topic discussed? How does it affect the reader?
Essay Topic 3
The chapter on death is very brief.
Part 1) Describe this chapter on death. Why is it so brief?
Part 2) How is this chapter symbolic? Is this chapter effective in expressing Andy's beliefs about death? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this chapter affect the reader? How does it fit with the rest of the book and Andy's philosophies?
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