Night Shift Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 129 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Night Shift Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 129 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. Which president is mentioned in The Man Who Loved Flowers?

2. What is the young man whom Elizabeth meets at the beginning of I Know What You Need convinced of?

3. What do Burt and Vicky discover about the child that they run down in the street?

4. Who is the first person narrator in One For the Road?

5. What does Johnny give his mother?

Short Essay Questions

1. What type of person is Stan Norris in The Ledge?

2. What does "strawberry spring" refer to?

3. Briefly describe Elizabeth's character in I Know What You Need.

4. What can we tell about Booth and Tookey's characters when they decide to help the man in One for the Road?

5. What has ironically turned into a source of danger in One for the Road and how?

6. What is the main purpose of The Man Who Loved Flowers?

7. What convinces Morrison to quit smoking?

8. What evidence points to the narrator of Strawberry Spring being the serial killer?

9. What is Harold horrified to learn about the man he hired to mow his lawn in The Lawnmower Man?

10. In Quitters, Inc. what sight causes Morrison to want to go to the police and not accept the program he signed up for?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Many of the stories are told in First Person narration. Discuss first person narration as a tool, while comparing and contrasting the first person narrators in the Night Shift.

Essay Topic 2

Edgar Allen Poe is considered to be the American writer who invented horror. Many of King's tales have similar traits to Poe's, such as the use of an unreliable narrator to tell a story (The Tell-Tale Heart, Poe) or ending the story so that the reader is left assuming the worst. Research both Poe and King and compare and contrast them as authors. Was King influenced by Poe? What commonalities are there between their tales?

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast Gray Matter and Quitters, Inc. Gray matter is a statement of anti-alcoholism while Quitters, Inc. is anti-smoking, two very common habits many people have.

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