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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. Why does Frank use his catapult on the dog in "Running Dog"?
2. In "Space Invaders," what does Frank say is true about his relationship with Eric?
3. Why does Angus say he wanted to drive women from his life?
4. What death does the wasp choose in "The Wasp Factory"?
5. What does Frank decide to do to the dam he builds in "Space Invaders"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Frank look for in "Running Dog"?
2. What happens when Eric calls Frank in "Running Dog"?
3. What is the wasp factory?
4. What happens when Eric calls in "The Wasp Factory"?
5. What does Frank do when he sees the dog on fire in "Running Dog"?
6. What does Frank find inside Angus' study?
7. What does Frank do when he finds Eric in "What Happened to Me"?
8. What happened to Eric when he attended medical school?
9. How does Frank describe his childhood relationship with Eric?
10. Why does Frank become angry with his father in "The Prodigal"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role do superstitions and rituals play in this novel? Give examples of different superstitions and their meanings.
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
Analyze Frank as a narrator. Is he reliable? How do his tone and word choice impact the novel?
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