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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character realizes the truth about Shui Ta?
2. What do Mrs. Shin and Shen Te take into the house?
3. What does Yang Sun say he has the opportunity to buy?
4. What is the first lawsuit against Yang Sun for?
5. What does Shui Ta say the characters have to do in return for living in Shu Fu's huts?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Away from the main character, examine the way the author uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
How did Bertolt Brecht view the twentieth century? What impact has his ideas had on modern society? Has that impact been mainly positive, or mainly negative?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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