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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. When Travis woke up again near dawn, what did he notice?
2. What compelled Vince?
3. Where do Vince's employers reside?
4. What was different about the dog's eyes?
5. What does Einstein want Nora and Travis to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Streck violate Nora?
2. What things led Vince to believe he was working for the Soviets?
3. Who was Wes Dalburg?
4. What did Wes believe the thing in the bushes sounded like?
5. What things did Arthur Streck knock over while trying to escape Einstein?
6. How did Vince enter the home of Dr. Yarbeck?
7. How does Travis react to the unknown assailant?
8. What was left of Wes' house?
9. What lead Travis into a life of solitude?
10. What did Nora think when she saw Streck on her bed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Outsider and Einstein both have a different view of society not only due to genetics but due to the way they were treated. Explain both views of humanity, and why you think each character takes that view. Which do you most identify with and why? What do you think is the stimulus for you feeling this way?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Lem and Nora. In what ways are they both victims? In what ways are they strong? How do both character's progress throughout the novel? How is their progression healthier for them in the long run?
Essay Topic 3
Who would you rather have at your side, Einstein or Walt? Why is this your choice? If you could have any character as a friend in this book who would it be and why?
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