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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 mainly was the color of the dress he bought for her?
2. What did Nora do throughout the rest of June?
3. How many years in prison did Art Streck get, as a mandatory sentence?
4. What possessed Garrison Dilworth to play hero?
5. What did Einstein do that inspired worry?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Travis buy a Scrabble board?
2. What is the difference in the way Walt perceives the thoughts of the Dog and the Outsider?
3. What does Vince want with Don Tetragna?
4. How did King save Dr. Keene's life and how did this persuade him to let Travis and Nora stay with Einstein?
5. What is significant about Nora and how does Travis feel?
6. What was the purpose(s) of helping Dr. Keene with his practice?
7. Why didn't Nora keep her new hairstyle?
8. How does the Magnum Travis was carrying act as ID?
9. How did Travis feel with Nora gone?
10. What was it about Travis and Nora that made them so memorable to Van Dyne?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Travis killed the Outsider, do you think it was more an act of revenge or pity? Why? What would you do if you had been Travis? What things that the Outsider does make it seem more human? More animal?
Essay Topic 2
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?
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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