Final Test - Hard
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This quiz 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?
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?
During the Jewish Sabbath the author's mother and the three dressmakers talk of their home and the traditions. What key elements of home do the women discuss and how did those elements differ from the modern society? When the three dressmakers talk of their "freedom" from the traditions of the neighborhood, what are they talking about? What emotion are they searching for and why do the author's parents feel this is an unattainable goal?
What importance did the Soloveys hold for the author? They had a past and a relationship that was unique, what about those ideas was unique to them? What about Mrs. Solovey was so enticing for the author? What was his made-up name for her and what character from a book did he associate her with? What about Mr. Solovey was important to the author? What connection did they have?
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