The Grass Harp Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What color hair does Maude have?

2. What is the one thing that Catherine asks to have brought to her in the jail?

3. What does Riley whip his sisters with?

4. Who is the Little Homer's brother, who is with the narrator in the tree in Chapter 6?

5. What do men refer to the barber as?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the characters of Dolly and Verena. How are they similar? How are they different? How do the actions of these characters drive the action of the novel?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the author's use of exposition and flashback techniques in The Grass Harp. What effect is achieved through flashback? What is the purpose of exposition? What does Capote reveal in the beginning of the novel through exposition?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the theme of "Growing Up" in The Grass Harp. How is this theme embodied symbolically? How is it embodied literally? How does this theme affect the characters in the story?

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