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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Barnhouse tell the secret service about his talent?
2. What is Bud known for?
3. Where does David apply for a job?
4. What does George do at the end of "Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son?"
5. Where does Euphio broadcast euphoria from?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How are international relations represented in Vonnegut's stories? Write about how different countries clash, work together, and affect each other in this collection of stories. How does the use of international relationships develop these stories? What message is delivered about these relationships?
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
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.
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