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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. How long does the Berry family live in Vienna?
2. Who in the Berry family wants to return to Dairy, New Hampshire after Vienna?
3. Who ends up living with Frank in New York?
4. Who are the permanent guests at the Vienna hotel?
5. What does Win order at the bar he goes to with John, before they confront the radicals?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Egg get his name?
2. Which characters begin to take in the Berry children more after their mother dies -- and why?
3. Why is John and Frank's attorney amused at their interview with the owner of the hotel Win wants to buy?
4. How do the rescuers find the plane crash site so easily?
5. Why does John start to cry when he is getting drinks with Win before they confront the radicals?
6. What does Frank tell John about what he remembers about his life in Vienna?
7. How does Lilly feel after the successful publication of her first book?
8. As his family is discussing the radicals' plot, why does John say he and his family are not good foreigners?
9. What comments do Lilly and Susie make about the sexual tension between Franny and John before they sleep together?
10. How did Franny get her name?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In "The First Hotel New Hampshire," Coach Bob accuses his son, Win, of never being happy with his current circumstance. Write an argument discussing why this is OR is not true, using direct evidence from the novel to support your position.
Essay Topic 2
Franny and John have a closer relationship with each other than they do with any of their other siblings. Describe three reasons this is OR is not true and what from the text, specifically, most informs your opinion.
Essay Topic 3
Franny never admits to being raped on Halloween night -- just being "beaten up." Analyze 1) what this shows the reader about her character, 2) why her family chooses to adopt this same language when speaking about what happens, and 3) what the reader is supposed to take away from the entire incident.
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