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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are the checks made out to?
2. What does Mr. Stephenson say the town is not worthy to kiss?
3. What is Mr. Billson's middle name?
4. What does the stranger say he received when he passed through Hadleyburg?
5. What is Eliphalet's last name?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
What were the main concerns during the 1900s? How does the author express these concerns?
How would the author change the novel if it was set in today's society?
Essay Topic 2
What are the main turning points of the story? How do turning points work to keep a reader interested in the story? When does Twain use his turning points and why does he use them at those particular moments in the story?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the values of the 1900s.
In what ways are the characters a product of their time?
How does the book express the changes America was going through at the time?
What values does modern society share with 1900s America?
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