|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
In the narrative, the author continually describes his struggle with feeling like an outsider. The author also talks about how he tried to escape being an outsider.
Part 1) Have you ever felt like an outsider?
Part 2) What ways have you discovered help you not feel like an outsider?
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
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?
This section contains 1,032 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)