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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Henri the Painter use for his materials?
2. What change do the people of Monterey feel?
3. Who holds afternoon tea parties for cats?
4. How deep is the frog pool?
5. What is Holman's Department Store's best promotion ever?
Essay Topic 1
Describe the character of Lee Chong. How does Lee conduct his business and his life? Why is he such an important figure on Cannery Row? What does he represent to the other characters in the story?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Dora Flood. What is her role on Cannery Row? Why does Steinbeck say she is loved by the intelligent, the learned, and the kind? Why is she hated by "married spinsters," whose husbands are attracted to the whore house? Is Dora the classic whore with a heart of gold?
Essay Topic 3
Steinbeck populates Cannery Row with several eccentric characters. Who are the eccentrics in the novel? What makes them eccentric? Do you have a favorite eccentric in the book? Why? What makes him/her so appealing to you?
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