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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 kind of New York resident does White like the most?
2. What is the most negative thing White mentions about the city?
3. What does White say is an important thing that comes along with one of the gifts New York offers to all men?
4. What was White's father's occupation?
5. What was White unsure of when he re-visited New York?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does White say someone has to do to change things in New York?
2. What does White say is always innumerable in New York?
3. What does White say separates most of the people in New York?
4. What does White say is the third kind of person that lives in the city?
5. What kind of things does White say people who come to New York are looking for?
6. Why did White not want to do a certain something to the book before it was published?
7. Why did White first move to New York?
8. What does White say is being taken away from New York with its uniqueness?
9. What are the two main parts to White's description of New York?
10. What does White attribute the unique nature of New York to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What kind of celebrity did White meet in New York, and how did this change his idea of New York?
Essay Topic 2
What importance does White place on tolerance in New York, and what could be the consequences of a lack of tolerance in New York?
Essay Topic 3
What did White learn from his time in New York, and how did these lessons affect the remainder of his life?
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