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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part III, where is the special law book store that Mr. Rosenblum recommends to Eilis?
2. In Part III, Section 2, what day of the week does Tony want to celebrate the news that Eilis passed all her classes?
3. In Part III, what day of the week does Father Flood decide to hold dances?
4. What is the name of Eilis's mother's doctor?
5. What color hair does Delores Grace have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Miss Bartocci announce to Eilis and Miss Delano in Part III, Section 1?
2. What announcement does Father Flood make in Part III, Section 1?
3. How does Eilis feel as she watches her first baseball game?
4. Why does Eilis not have to pay for her tuition for Brooklyn College?
5. Why does Eilis not spend Christmas with Tony's family in Part III, Section 2?
6. What is Eilis's new room like in Part III, Section 1?
7. What does Mrs. Kehoe say about dances held in the parish hall after the war?
8. What advice to Diana and Patty give Eilis before she goes to Coney Island with Tony?
9. In Part III, Section 1, why does Eilis edit what she writes home in her letters?
10. How does Tony treat Eilis at the first baseball game they attend together?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eilis almost does not return to Brooklyn. Why does Eilis have doubts about returning to America? What influences her to return, and how does she feel about returning?
Essay Topic 2
Eilis spends her first Christmas at the parish hall. Why does Eilis spend her first Christmas in Brooklyn at the parish hall? Does she have other opportunities to spend her second Christmas than going to the parish hall? What does she choose to do and why does she make that decision?
Essay Topic 3
Tony and Eilis marry before she returns for a visit to Ireland. Why does Tony want them to marry before Eilis returns? Is Tony right in his thinking?
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