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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 record does White say New York holds?
2. What was White's father's occupation?
3. What about this book is NOT outdated?
4. What kind of publication was the first to print this book?
5. What celebrity did White see in New York one time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does White say is being taken away from New York with its uniqueness?
2. What did White not want to do to his book before it was published?
3. What does White say is the first kind of person that lives in the city?
4. Who gives a good description of White?
5. What great experience did White have in a New York diner?
6. What does White say New York offers to people who find privacy there?
7. What is this book about?
8. What does White say he has done to this book that some people will find inaccurate, and what is his reason for this?
9. What are the gifts that White says New York has to offer all men?
10. Why did White first move to New York?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
White describes one way that he thinks enemies could destroy New York City. What was this method, and why is this so ironic to read about now?
Essay Topic 2
Do you agree with White's views of New York? Why? Please cite evidence from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
What are the three kinds of residents in New York, and what affect do they have on the city?
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