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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Garp meet on a plane after the first feminist funeral?
2. Who is Mr. Bensenhaver?
3. What does Garp do at Mrs. Ralph's house in an effort to pass the time until he can take Duncan home?
4. What do Garp and Mrs. Ralph show each other when Garp is over at her house?
5. Who is the monstrous rapist in _The World According to Bensenhaver_?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
_The World According to Garp_ takes place in several settings. Choose three of the novel's settings and discuss how Irving uses them to contribute to the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast two major female characters within _The World According to Garp_. What are their differences? What are their similarities? Make sure to use multiple citations from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Gender roles and gender identity are very present in _The World According to Garp_. Choose threemain characters from the text and discuss how their non-traditional gender roles break cultural norms and stereotypes. Make sure to use specific examples and quotations from the text to support your thesis.
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