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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the prosecutors try to get Madge to admit?
2. What makes up the text of "The Manned Missiles?"
3. What does David do at the end of "Deer in the Works?"
4. In "D.P.," who runs the orphanage?
5. How many psyches can a body hold at once?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Vonnegut writes several stories that focus on life in the future. Choose three stories about the future and compare and contrast them. Consider what advancements are made, how people live their lives, major themes, and Vonnegut's warnings for the future.
Essay Topic 2
Select one story from this collection and write a critical analysis that focuses on the story's relationship to reality. Form an argument about the "usefulness" of the story as many of Vonnegut's tales seem to carry a message or warning for the reader.
Essay Topic 3
Reflect on the title of this collection of stories. How is Welcome to the Monkey House an appropriate title? In way was it inappropriate for this set of stories?
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