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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the landlady do?
2. How does Peter end up scrunched on one side of the bench?
3. From where does Jerry come home?
4. Who does Peter say that he was expecting this afternoon?
5. What do the men suddenly start screaming at one another?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jerry's line of questioning sets a mood for the audience.
Part 1) What can one tell about Jerry through this questioning?
Part 2) Why does Jerry question Peter?
Part 3) How does Peter react? Why does he react this way?
Essay Topic 2
Jerry seems to be a little 'off' during most of the story. Do you think that he's crazy? Why or why not? Why do you think Peter doesn't seem to be afraid of Jerry at first? What behaviors does Jerry exhibit that make him likable and sane?
Essay Topic 3
Jerry begins to tickle and to punch Peter as he is trying to leave. Why does Jerry choose these forms of interaction with Peter? Do these actions have anything to do with what Jerry was studying at the zoo? Why or why not? What else could Jerry have done to get the attention of Peter and to make him stay longer?
This section contains 989 words
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