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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. In "Transit Bed", what is Seddu's profession?
2. In "Dollars and the Demimondaine", who gets arrested?
3. In "Sleeping Like Dogs", who does Belmoretto go to see?
4. In "The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man", what has Amilcare been avoiding?
5. In "The Adventure of a Reader", where does Amedeo like to read?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does "Transit Bed" end?
2. In "The Adventure of a Bather", what does the bather lose and what does she do?
3. In "The Adventure of a Photographer", who is Bice?
4. In "The Adventure of a Poet", what inspires Usnelli to write poetry?
5. In "The Adventure of a Traveler", what is the traveler obsessed with?
6. In "Theft in a Pastry Shop", how do the thieves escape?
7. In "The Adventure of a Poet", what does Usnelli see that is beautiful? How does he feel about it?
8. In "The Adventure of a Photographer", why doesn't Antonino like amateur photographs?
9. In "The Adventure of a Reader", what does Amedeo like to do?
10. In "Desire in November", who is Linda?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What literary technique did you feel the author used most effectively in this book?
Essay Topic 2
Explore and discuss how the mood and tone of a story influences a reader's perception, perhaps mentioning:
A) "Hunger at Bevera"
B) "Transit Bed"
C) "Desire in November" or
D) "One of the Three Is Still Alive"
Essay Topic 3
Explore the appearance of war and its affects that occur in various stories.
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