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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. What did Nora choose to do following her experience with Streck?
2. What did the unknown assailant silent?
3. When Travis woke up again near dawn, what did he notice?
4. What color was Vince's car?
5. Who scared away the Outsider from Tracy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Einstein so persistent about?
2. How does Travis convince the dog to allow the collar on him?
3. What did the dog that met up with Travis on the trail look like?
4. What was it that attracted Travis' attention to Nora?
5. What did Nora think when she saw Streck on her bed?
6. What lead Travis into a life of solitude?
7. How did Streck violate Nora?
8. What was the epiphany Travis had while looking at the rattler?
9. What things did Arthur Streck knock over while trying to escape Einstein?
10. What does Vince want with Johnny the Wire?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What inspires an epiphany from Lem Johnson? Do you think his way of thinking is logical, or that of someone who is very tired and exhausted? How do you justify your answer?
Essay Topic 2
If you could gain immortality by killing innocent people would you do it? Why or why not? Does Vince's motivations make him a bad guy? How or why not? Why is Vince's character vital to plot development?
Essay Topic 3
Explain how beauty, intelligence, and disfigurement are compared and contrasted against each other in this story. Does this aptly portray societal values? How so or why not?
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