Factotum Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 99 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Factotum Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 99 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Jan drive Henry to?

2. What is the name of the manager's secretary?

3. What newspaper offers Henry a job in maintenance?

4. Where does Henry see a job ad?

5. What does Vera call Henry for declining her?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Henry lose his job at the auto brakes company?

2. How does Jan react to Henry's reappearance in section nine?

3. How do Henry and Jan start living their lives after Henry is sacked?

4. Why does Henry suddenly become interested in clothes in the eighth section?

5. How do Henry's glowing pants change his mindset and eventually his life situation?

6. Summarize the fifth section.

7. How does Henry cure his itching crotch?

8. What does Maurice tell Henry in the tenth section?

9. How did Henry lose his favorite job working for the Red Cross?

10. What is Henry's attitude at his job at the Times newspaper?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose one of Bukowski's previous books and contrast it with FACTOTUM in terms of the following:

1. Style.

2. Structure.

3. Themes.

Essay Topic 2

What is Henry's attitude towards work? Why has Henry has developed this attitude? What kind of job would Henry enjoy and excel at?

Essay Topic 3

What is the American dream? What does FACTOTUM say about the American dream? What is Bukowski's opinion of the American dream?

(see the answer keys)

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