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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Peter feel for listening to such a crazy story for so long?
2. Why has Jerry gone to the zoo?
3. What does he do afterward?
4. In what does Jerry hide the answer to #125?
5. Why wasn't Jerry's test fair in relation to why he went to the zoo?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The premise of two very different people meeting and learning from each other is not a new concept in literature. Do you think the story work have worked if Peter and Jerry were more alike? Why or why not? How do differences help them understand each other? How do differences cause them trouble?
Essay Topic 2
While Jerry seems slightly out of his mind for most of the play, his planning of how to kill the dog is rather complicated. What do you think this says about Jerry? Does this precise planning indicate that he is of sound mind? Do you think the Jerry feels guilty about his actions? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Jerry mentions "Reader's Digest."
Part 1) Why does Jerry mention this?
Part 2) How does Peter react to this? Why?
Part 3) What does this say about Jerry? Why?
This section contains 272 words
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