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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Scratcy's yelling is met by what on Main Street?
2. Who made the shirt?
3. The knowledge of Jack's marriage reduces Scratchy to what?
4. What defining features do Scratchy's boots have?
5. After Scratchy shoots at the paper, what does he shoot next?
Essay Topic 1
How do you think the town WILL react to the couple's marriage? Is Scratchy's reaction a way to gauge the town's reaction? Will the town be stunned as Scratchy is?
Essay Topic 2
What does the scenery out the train window and the encounter with Scratchy at the end of the story have in common? What does each scene tell us about the future of the Old West?
Essay Topic 3
What clues in the story give you the idea that the couple knew each other well? How do they appear comfortable with each other? What do they already know about each other? What gives you the idea that they have written to each other for some time?
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