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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Walt as a result of the car accident in his driveway?
2. What image does Garp see of Jenny when he and his family are flying to Europe before his book's release?
3. Who is Margie Tallworth?
4. 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?
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 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 2
In _The World According to Garp_, motherhood is discussed both directly and indirectly. Choose three characters from the novel who are mothers (or who assume the role of mother) and discuss 1) what shape their motherhood takes, 2) to whom they are mothers, and 3) what Irving may be saying about motherhood through their character.
Essay Topic 3
Pretend you are Jenny Fields. Write an essay arguing your opinion of lust, making sure to provide at least three concrete examples that support your argument(s).
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