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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Tom Burwell's punishment for killing Bob Stone?
2. In "Harvest Song," who does the speaker long to hear?
3. Who is Muriel going to the show with at 8 o'clock after Dan leaves?
4. What effect does Dorris have on those around her?
5. Who is the speaker in "Harvest Song"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the stories written about theaters ("Box Seat" and Theater"). How are the characters in the stories similar/different? What does the theater represent in each?
Essay Topic 2
In "Cane," we see examples of both technology and nature. Where do we see both taking place? How are they portrayed? Does Toomer present one in a positive or negative light? Why might the comparison be made? Are they representative of anything?
Essay Topic 3
Temptation and the wrath of God are common themes examined in "Cane". Using at least three examples, where do we see these themes playing out? What are characters tempted by, and how do they deal with these temptations? What is the anticipated or seen reaction of God?
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