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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the captain offer Mack?
2. What does the captain bring up from the cellar?
3. How many times has Henri the Painter been married?
4. What is the captain's wife always doing?
5. Who carries the gunnysacks?
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the Chinaman who runs back and forth from Cannery Row each morning and evening? Does the Chinaman represent Death? Does he represent God, or does he represent the burgeoning Asian population in this party of the country? Explain your position.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
What does Doc discover about truth on his walking trip from Indiana to Florida during his college days? Why do you think people do not want to believe Doc's real reasons for walking? Why does Doc need to fabricate a story about his journey? Why does Steinbeck call truth a dangerous mistress?
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