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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. What ruins Adam's first shipment to the East Coast?
2. What surprises Adam most about Kate when he sees her in the brothel?
3. What kind of animals do Caleb and Aaron hunt in the spring?
4. What is the name of the girl Aron wants to marry?
5. What does Will Hamilton export during wartime?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dessie suggest to Tom to make their lives more exciting?
2. How does Ethel learn the truth about Faye's death?
3. Why does Abra tell Lee that she feels unworthy of Aron's love?
4. What happens when Aron is alone with Abra?
5. How does Cal discover that his mother is still alive?
6. What does Kate know about Joe Valery, and how does she plan to use this secret information?
7. What does Kate do when Adam tries to leave her brothel?
8. How does Will make a lot of money during the war?
9. How does Kate respond to hearing that Charles has left her an inheritance?
10. What does Kate do after meeting with Cal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affected the course of the plot. Why might Steinbeck have chosen these particular places?
Essay Topic 2
Anger is an emotion that emerged in a few very sensitive places in the plot. What are some of these instances, and how were the outcome of the plot and the characters involved in those scene affected by this anger?
Essay Topic 3
Cal had an important choice to make after meeting his mother. What was this choice, how did he make his decision, and how did this decision affect his future in the plot?
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