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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jack's house regard Scratchy?
2. What does Scratchy do with his weapons when he realizes that it is all over?
3. What is the beauty of the train a symbol for in Jack's mind?
4. How does the author describe Scratchy's reaction to Jack's marriage?
5. Scratchy fumes at Jack's house like what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does the couple run home? Why do they not want to see anybody on the way? What are they afraid will happen?
Essay Topic 2
How is Jack's job dependent upon gunfighters still being around? How will Jack's job change once this threat to society is gone?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the drummer and his role in the story. Without the drummer and the barkeeper, how would the reader know what is about to take place? Can you imagine this scene without these two men talking?
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