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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 Hemingway hope his stories will be sold one day?
2. Where does Hemingway work the day after he is interrupted?
3. What is Ford's occupation?
4. Where is the newspaper located that Hemingway writes for?
5. Where does Hemingway like to go for reading material?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Hemingway describe the Shakespeare and Company shop?
2. How does Hemingway say Sylvia Beach treated him?
3. How does Hemingway feel after his discussion about homosexuals with Stein?
4. Why does Hemingway say he never wrote about some of the greatest moments he witnessed in bicycle racing?
5. What is the hardest writing project Hemingway ever completed, and where does he do it?
6. What happens when Hadley bets on a long shot at the races?
7. What does Hemingway say about Dostoyevsky's writing?
8. How does Hemingway try to help Fitzgerald after hearing his secret?
9. How does Stein think Hemingway views homosexuals?
10. What does Hemingway think about after making love to his wife after winning at the races?
Essay Topic 1
Alice was a person who was seen very little in this book, but whose presence made a big difference in Hemingway's life. How does she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, altered Hemingway's life? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all?
Essay Topic 2
What was the Bel Esprit, and why was Pound so invested in its creation? How did Pound's involvement in the Bel Esprit affect Hemingway's life, and his relationship with Ezra Pound?
Essay Topic 3
Which person did you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How did this person change throughout the book?
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