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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who did Charles harm?
2. Why does the narrator head for the East?
3. When do the Germans insist on visiting?
4. What does Thomas use to sell insurances policies?
5. What does Louis keep thinking of as he attends the dinner?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"The Faithful" - In this story, the main character views his community (the black community) as being divided by their family origins. Do you agree that family origins can divide a community? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
"I Am an American"- In what way is the character of Leon a good Samaritan? In what ways does Leon rely on stereotypes? What prejudices are shown in this novel? How are they demonstrated?
Essay Topic 3
"Why I like Country Music" - In what ways is square dancing used as a symbol of differing world views? What are these views? Which view do you best relate to and why?
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