The Wasp Factory Test | Final 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. In "Space Invaders," when does Frank suggest wiping out all of humanity?

2. In "Running Dog," for what does Frank check the coast?

3. What does Frank compare space invaders to?

4. In "Space Invaders," what does Frank say the wasp factory is about?

5. Why does Frank say Eric once spent years away with other relatives?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Frank mention while playing "Space Invaders" with Jamie?

2. How does Frank describe his childhood relationship with Eric?

3. Whose deaths were predicted by the wasp factory?

4. Why does Frank become angry with his father in "The Prodigal"?

5. After learning she is a girl, how does Frank feel about her life?

6. What is strange about the specimen jar Frank finds in Angus' study?

7. What does Frank look for in "Running Dog"?

8. In "Running Dog," how does Frank explain insanity?

9. How was Angus able to convince Frank he was a boy?

10. What does Frank think about before falling asleep in "Space Invaders"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Examine the use of at least three literary devices in this novel. What is the effect of these? Are the devices effective? Why or why not? Give examples of each literary device in the novel.

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

Compare and contrast the three murders Frank commits, quoting the book to support your comparison.

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