84, Charing Cross Road Test | Final Test - Hard

Helene Hanff
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What novel does Helene finally read and love?

2. Maxine thought Marks & Co. had a ____________ smell.

3. What does Megan Wells hope for in her April 1951 letter to Helene?

4. What impressed Helene about the gift book of poetry from Marks & Co.?

5. What dental work does Helene have to have done in the fall of 1952?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss how Helene's relationship with the bookshop employees deepens and extends to include other people over the years.

Essay Topic 2

What do you think the purpose is of including Maxine's letters in the book? What context and insight do they give to the storyline?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss how Helene finds a valuable connection in reading the words that many others have read before her.

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