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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what state does Mrs. Ralph appear to be when Garp starts talking to her, after he sneaks over to her house to check on Duncan?
2. Who is Mr. Bensenhaver?
3. Who is Jillsy Sloper?
4. Whose funeral is considered the first feminist funeral?
5. What kind of bed does Mrs. Ralph have?
Essay Topic 1
Is tension a positive thing, a negative thing, or both a positive and a negative thing in _The World According to Garp_? Make sure to use at least three examples and citations from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 2
The last line of _The World According to Garp_ is very famous. Discuss 1) What you think the last line means? 2) How does the last line relate to the book? and 3) why might the line be so well-known?
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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