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This Side of Paradise Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens when Amory first sees Clara when he visits her?



2. What college does Amory choose to attend?



3. Who does Burne walk with when he hears about the reform movement?



4. What does the person who writes Amory in the Interlude warn him of?



5. Who does Amory yell at when he becomes disgusted with the atmosphere on Broadway?



Short Essay Questions

1. How do Eleanor and Amory feel about each other when they first meet, and what does this lead to?



2. What does Amory realize after attending Monsignor Darcy's funeral?



3. What does Isabelle do after Dick's death?



4. What do Kerry and Amory do during their first college years for fun?



5. What does Amory hear when he wakes up in the hotel in Atlantic City?



6. What does Mrs. Connage say to Rosalind when she sees a relationship budding between Amory and her daughter?



7. What do Amory and his friends choose to do at the end of Amory's junior year of college?



8. Who does Amory see in Atlantic City, and how does this make him feel?



9. What happens when Amory proposes to Rosalind?



10. What do Amory and Eleanor do the night before Amory leaves?



Essay Topics

Security and safety were two themes that were touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?

Beatrice was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How does she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, alters the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all?

Amory endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?

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