The Dead of the House Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first book Grandpa Nye ever read?

2. What had James DeGolyer studied to be?

3. What does Vanessa wait for during the summer vacation?

4. Which branch of the military does Dirk join?

5. What beverage does the family drink before dinner?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast Grandpa Nye's first wife and his second wife. How are they different? How are they similar?

Essay Topic 2

Explain the significance of the book's title. What did the author mean by calling the story THE DEAD OF THE HOUSE? Cite an example to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Describe some of the settings for the story. What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did Green choose to use these places in the story?

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