The Wasp Factory Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 Frank feel about his father's walking stick?

2. What does Frank say probably happened to Esmeralda?

3. Why doesn't Frank go into Angus' study?

4. What does Frank use to trap wasps in wax?

5. What does Frank say he believed about Paul's soul?

Short Essay Questions

1. What two suicides does Frank describe in "The Snake Park"?

2. How does Frank describe Agnes relationship with Angus?

3. Why did Eric's relatives hold an intervention when he was a child?

4. What led to Eric being put in hospitals?

5. How does Frank feel about his father's legs and their injury?

6. What does Angus tell Frank about his gender?

7. How did Frank finally describe Esmeralda's death to the authorities?

8. What happens when Eric calls in "The Wasp Factory"?

9. What does Frank do after the wasp chooses fire in "The Wasp Factory"?

10. How does Frank's father feel about Frank's drinking?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What role do dogs play in this novel? What do they represent? How do they drive the plot and the characters?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the theme of secrets in "The Wasp Factory." Make sure you define theme in your essay and explain the meaning of the secrets to the characters and plot.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the symbolism of fire in the novel. Define symbolism in your essay and give specific examples of the use of fire in the novel.

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