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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
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 2
Even though _The World According to Garp_ deals with serious issues, it sometimes is considered to have a comical or lighthearted tone. Write an essay that (1) identifies what you think the tone of the novel is and (2) uses at least four examples/citations from the text that support your position.
Essay Topic 3
_The World According to Garp_ is a very complicated novel. Write an essay addressing what you believe to be the main theme, i.e., the one that rises above all the other themes. Make sure to use examples to support your position.
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