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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Professor of Philosophy tried to
2. Signs that Phaedrus' life is unraveling include all EXCEPT
3. The Narrator first helps Chris' tiredness by
4. All of the following are synonyms for "metaphysical" EXCEPT
5. The most frustrating muscle trap is
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was the Greek's equivalent to Phaedrus' Quality? How is it explained or described?
Essay Topic 2
The Narrator is in a sarcophagus in one part of the book (chapter 23). Earlier he had been in a large, white room. Both had a glass door with his family on the other side. In both cases, Chris wants him to open the door. Why could neither Chris nor his father open the door? What did the door symbolize? What was truly separating them? In one case, the Narrator tells Chris he will meet him at the top of the mountain, but in chapter 23, he says he will see him at the bottom of the ocean. What is the difference? Is there any progress between the two dreams?
Essay Topic 3
Do you think Phaedrus was a good father? Do you think the Narrator at the beginning of the book was a good father? Do you think the Narrator at the end of the book was a good father? Back your answers with examples to prove your points.
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