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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 did White say changed New York the most?
2. Where did White see a celebrity one time in New York?
3. What kind of publication was the first to print this book?
4. What is a second gift White Said New York gives to all men?
5. What does White say people CANNOT change while in New York?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does White say the first kind of New York resident brings to the city?
2. What does White say the third kind of New York resident brings to the city?
3. What does White say New York offers to people who find privacy there?
4. What does White say is the first kind of person that lives in the city?
5. What does White say is always innumerable in New York?
6. Who gives a good description of White?
7. What does White say someone has to do to change things in New York?
8. Why does the writer of the introduction say White agreed to write this book?
9. What does White attribute the unique nature of New York to?
10. Why did White first move to New York?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
White writes about a few major places in New York. Describe some of these settings discussing how they affected White. Why might White have chosen these particular places and events to share in his memoirs?
Essay Topic 2
Diversity was a major theme in this book as many different life-styles and ranks in society were involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author felt it was so important?
Essay Topic 3
What kind of celebrity did White meet in New York, and how did this change his idea of New York?
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