A Walker in the City Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

How much of the author's unhappiness was self-inflicted? How could he have done or interpreted things differently in his life in such a way that he would have been less resentful and more content? Cite specific examples.

Essay Topic 2

The author's mother is the glue that holds their family together. What qualities does she possess that give her this position in the family and how does it effect the author?

Essay Topic 3

In the group that he joins, the author meets two young men who make a significant impact on him. Who were the members and what details about these members and their surroundings drew the author in? What aspects of these characters distanced him?

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