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84, Charing Cross Road Test | Final Test - Hard

Helene Hanff
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Cruikshank, Rackham and Spy are all English ______________.



2. What does Helene relay to Maxine that her mother is sending her?



3. Which of the following is NOT one of the things Helene wants Maxine to write her about?



4. What is the only thing Maxine has trouble getting in London because of the rations?



5. What does Nora hope Helene can come to England for?



Essay Topics

What does Helene mean when she says she developed her "peculiar taste in books" from a Cambridge professor? Do you think she actually met this person in the library or "fell over" his book? Do you think she means literally "fell over" or metaphorically?

How is the exchange of letters a small documentary of events in American and British popular culture in the 1950s and 1960s?

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?

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