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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. Which of the following celebrities are watching Lenny Bruce in Mister Kelly's?
2. What are Hoover and his aide discussing in this section?
3. What does the refuge Matt and Janet visit border?
4. What does Nick's psychologist keep trying to get Nick to talk about?
5. What is Rosemary doing while she talks to Matt?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Miles and Klara do together int his section?
2. Describe Moonman's work,
3. Describe Bruce's performance in Chicago in October 1962?
4. What is the relationship Klara has with Miles?
5. What does Antoine explain to Manx about the word jealous?
6. How did Rosemary meet Mr. Imperato?
7. How does Nick get a job at the soft drink company?
8. How does Bruce describe the President's decorator?
9. What does this section state about Klara's life in the Bronx?
10. Describe Lenny Bruce's performance in New York in October 1962?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
Who was Lenny Bruce? Why does the author include him as a character in his novel?
Essay Topic 3
What role does baseball play in the lives of the character? What reasons does the author give for baseball's popularity? What role does baseball play in American society? Why do you think it has become so popular?
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