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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How tall was the house that Travis and Nora purchased?
2. What was the name of the housing tract where the Outsider showed up?
3. What possessed Garrison Dilworth to play hero?
4. On what day do Nora and Travis buy their Christmas tree?
5. What did Travis take more comfort in sleeping beside?
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
Nora feels threatened by Arthur Streck. Explain how the way she was brought up influences her ability to fight back against him. Explain why she is left feeling vulnerable as a result of her aunt's iron fist.
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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