Carver: A Life in Poems Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was "My Beloved Friend" written to?

2. In "Last Talks with Jim Hardwick," what did Carver belive would happen when he died?

3. What color were Carver's eyes in "Mineralogy"?

4. When was "The Year of the Sky-Smear"?

5. What did Hardwick do for Carver?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Diversity and discrimination were two major and related themes in this book. Where did these themes appear, and how did they work together to propel the plot of the book?

Essay Topic 2

Compassion and empathy was a theme present in a number of places in the plot. What were some of the best examples of this theme, and how did the presence of this theme affect the outcome of this book?

Essay Topic 3

How was Carver's upbringing unique for the time, and how did he respond to this?

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