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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
Why is Scratchy so amazed that Jack is not armed? What does this tell the reader about guns in this time? Do you think Jack is usually armed in his job? What about others in the town?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of the Rio Grande river? It is described as "fresh-cut." Why? Why is the river important to the town?
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