Final Test - Hard
|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did the author listen to the singers?
2. What was the name the author made up for Mrs. Solovey?
3. What has replaced an entire block of drugstores and candy shops in the neighborhood?
4. The author needed something urgent at the end of the chapter, The Block and Beyond, Pages 109-131. What did he need?
5. Why did the author run?
Essay Topic 1
Who does the author discover in the last section that makes the most impact on him? How does the author's discovery of this person lead him to even stronger feelings of "beyond' being attainable?
Essay Topic 2
During the summer of his 16th year, the author joins a group with Socialist ties. What does the author feel his connection to the Socialist group is? His parents were of the Socialist influence, was that his draw to the party or did he truly believe the party would make what was wrong in his world right?
Essay Topic 3
In the second section, the author is given a nickname by his father. This nickname deeply affects the author. With specific examples from the text, please describe how it touched the author and how his view of his father changed at that point.
This section contains 288 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)