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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Gummy Larson send to see Adam in Chapter 8?
2. What does Lucy think about Tom?
3. What does Anne ask Jack to show her?
4. What else does Jack's mother tell Jack about Judge Irwin?
5. What does Anne eventually decide about marriage to Jack?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of good vs. evil in the novel. Who/what represents good? Who/what represents evil? How do they co-exist or do they? What is the final confrontation?
Essay Topic 2
Why is Judge Irwin so adamant about not endorsing Willie's senatorial candidate in Chapter 1? Does the judge have guilt or remorse for his own behavior in this area? Is the judge afraid to even broach the subject of inappropriate alliances because of what might be discovered about his own past?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the author's use of local color particularly regarding speech and dialogue. How can you tell the differences in the characters backgrounds and experiences by the way they speak? Do you think Willie's colorful speaking style is exaggerated or is it realistic?
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