East of Eden Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. How does Lee feel about Abra?

2. Whom is Joe sent to spy on?

3. Where does Dessie feel sharp pain at times?

4. Who tells Adam about Cathy running the whorehouse?

5. What street is Kate's brothel on?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Kate respond to hearing that Charles has left her an inheritance?

2. What does Tom write in his letter to Liza after Dessie's death?

3. What information does Joe Valery uncover about Ethel?

4. What gives Adam the idea to ship lettuce to the East Coast?

5. What question does Cal ask Kate when he meets her?

6. What happens when Aron is alone with Abra?

7. What does Joe Valery hope to do while working for Kate?

8. Why does Kate keep pictures of her clients, and how does Adam feel about this?

9. What does Tom imagine after Dessie's death?

10. Why does Samuel tell Adam the truth about Kate and her brothel house?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Cal and Aron were similar characters in this book, and yet there were some marked differences, even though they were twins. What are some of the differences and similarities in these two dynamic characters?

Essay Topic 2

Individuality and self expression were two things that were very important to some of the major characters in this book. What are some examples of this, and how did these instances alter the course of the plot?

Essay Topic 3

What are some of the ways Liza and Samuel showed their love to each other, and how did these displays alter the course of the plot?

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