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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Einstein's favorite books to read with Nora and Travis?
2. Where is Einstein tattooed?
3. What kind of man, according to Aunt Violet didn't exist anywhere in the world?
4. What was the name of the housing tract where the Outsider showed up?
5. What was the name of the black lab that saved Dr. Keene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how you believe you would react to having an abnormally intelligent animal. What kind of things could you do with a normal dog versus what a dog of heightened intelligence might do? What has Einstein done to reassure his master of his intellect? What things in chapter two argue against and for the intelligence of Einstein?
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
What led Travis to guilt over the death of his loved ones? Do you think this is a logical way to feel? Why or why not? Describe the way you would feel in his position.
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