THE THIRD LEVEL

JACK FINNEY
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. How does the narrator’s opinion differ form those of the presidents of New York Central, new Haven and Hail ford Rail roads? What does the third level refer to ? What was the psychiatrist’s reaction to the narrator’s discovery? How did the narrator chance upon this third level? Describe the third level of Grand central. How did the narrator make sure he was in the different time zone? Where did the narrator want to go and why? Why could he not reach Galesburg? How did he find the proof that the third level is still there? How had Sam got there? What is the third level? Who was Charley? Charley told his experience of the third level to his frond. Who was this friend and how did he react? How was the experience of Charley an escape? Why did Charley coin the experience of the third level? Who was the wife of Charley? How did she react when Sam told him that Charley was unhappy? What did Charley say about his grandfather? How did it happen that Charley experienced the third level? Does the narrator philosophize the journeys from the third levels to another world? Why did the narrator not tell about the tunnel to the psychiatrist? What is ‘a first day cover? Describe the third level as the narrator has mentioned in the story? Give a brief description of the man in the booth of the third level? ‘The narrator has seen a woman on the third level. What did the description show about her? The narrator gives a picturesque description of Galesburg, Illinois. Give examples to show the truth of the statement? What has the narrator mentioned the world wars in the story? Why was the narrator unable to buy tickets? What did the clerk say to him? What leads Charley to conclude he had entered the Grand Central station of 1894? Why do you suppose Charley never found the third level again? How does Charley show that he loves his wife?

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31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41.

Why was going to the psychiatrist the obvious step? Did it help? How has the grand Central always been a way of escape? Why could Charley not be convinced by his distractors that the third level was only a wish fulfillment? Why was Charley sure that his psychiatrist has gone back to the year 1894 in Galesburg? Explain why the envelope carrying Sam’s letter is significant? What is the evidence that Charley often sought escape through time travel? Why does Charley say that his friend Sam could not go back to his old business? Not in Galesburg in 1894? Why does Charley want to go to Galesburg of 1894? (Long) How does Charley show he is serious about going back to the Galesburg of1984? Do you think that the third level was a medium of escape for Charley? (Long) What do you infer form Sam’s letter to Charley?

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