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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 gold sack stand on?
2. Who are the checks made out to?
3. What does Mr. Burgess take out of his pocket?
4. Who do the Richardses see on the way home?
5. Whose remark does Burgess open next?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Aside from the main character examine the way the author uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
Mark Twain writes the book in the third person. Why do you think the author chose to write the story in the third person? How do you think the meaning of the story would change if the author wrote it in the first person?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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