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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. Whose comments does the narrator say became increasingly disagreeable?
2. Who does Mr. Richards say is not a bad man?
3. What does Jack Halliday say Mrs. Wilcox's cat has had?
4. Which of the following words best describes Jack Halliday?
5. Where do the Hadleyburg residents claim their town is destined to live in forever under the word incorruptible?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why can the boy not stop the mail?
2. Why does Mr. Richards say Burgess is not as mean-spirited as the town thinks?
3. What does Burgess write in his note to Mr. Richards?
4. How does Wilson get everyone on his side?
5. What does the stranger's second note say?
6. What does the Reverend tell the town before they proceed with opening the notes?
7. Why is Mrs. Richards angry at her husband?
8. What does Mr. Richards confess to Burgess?
9. Why do the Richardses become paranoid about church sermons?
10. How do the townspeople react when Mr. Richards stands up to address them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the novel and helps to express character and theme:
Point of view
Essay Topic 2
THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG is a novella. What are the differences between a novella and a novel in terms of the following:
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the time period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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