Final Test - Hard
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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
Many of the chapter titles in _The World According to Garp_ seem silly or disconnected. Choose four chapter titles and address why Irving chose the titles he did, what the titles mean, and how important each of the titles is within the larger scope of the text.
Essay Topic 2
What is your opinion of the Ellen Jamesians? Are they noble, self-sacrificing figures (as Jenny originally believes) or are they ridiculous, attention-hungry followers (as Garp believes)? Support your position by using three examples of the Ellen Jamesians and what they do from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Although _The World According to Garp_ has many unusual plot developments, many, if not most, of them are foreshadowed. Give three examples, using specific citations from the text, where a major event is foreshadowed in the novel.
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