The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway Test | Mid-Book 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. What are the Roman soldiers talking about in "Today is Friday"?

2. What is Luz's occupation?

3. What does Peduzzi take an American couple out to do?

4. What does the girl tell the boy in "A Sea Change"?

5. What is Campbell doing when Frank leaves him after finding him?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the Roman soldiers talking about in "Today is Friday"?

2. Why is Guy's car stopped as he travels through Italy, and what does he have to do to continue?

3. What is Harold's one criteria in a wife?

4. What does Nick's father tell him on the 4th of July, and how does Nick respond?

5. What happens to the Indian woman's husband while she is undergoing a C-Section?

6. What does the young couple reveal to the older American woman as the train stops?

7. What happens when Turner catches up with William Campbell?

8. How does Joey's father die, and how do the other men respond to this death?

9. What does Nick tell Anderson, and how does Anderson respond?

10. How does the American couple feel about the trip Peduzzi takes them on, and why?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Sexuality is a theme presented in a number of these stories, and it is manifested in a number of different ways. Choose a few of these instances, and compare and contrast them. How are they different in their manifestations of this sensitive theme?

Essay Topic 2

Hemingway includes some ingenious forms of irony in these stories. What are some of these examples, and how does their ironic nature affect the plot of the stories they are included in?

Essay Topic 3

The pursuit of happiness was a common theme found in these stories. What stories embody this theme, and how does that pursuit affect the characters involved?

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