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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Julian planning to do for Christmas?
2. Why does Rose move back in with her brothers?
3. On the plane to Paris, what unexpected sight greets Macon?
4. Who calls Macon at a hotel in Winnipeg?
5. Who does Rose summon to go to Paris?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Macon's trips to various cities in the novel. Does his attitude toward travel change over the course of the novel? What significant events occur while he's away from home? Which trips are the most significant for his personal journey?
Essay Topic 2
What is an accidental tourist?
1. Define each term and their connotations.
2. Besides Macon, who else is an accidental tourist?
3. What is the overall message or meaning of this concept?
Essay Topic 3
Holidays function as significant events for Macon and his family. Discuss the family dynamics at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and what they reveal about the characters' relationships with one another.
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