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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 does Thomas do whenever anyone tries to ask a question of him during the meeting?
2. What are Papa's friends trying to talk him into, though he is trying to be firm about his decision?
3. What does Dominick do that he is not supposed to do when he is visiting with Thomas?
4. Papa is told that he will work alone and that he will have to work twice as hard, so he does and becomes a __________.
5. Dominick tells Patel that Dessa has gotten them the __________ that Patel recommends getting to help him.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Pasquale do which makes Papa so upset that he begins to weep for Pasquale?
2. Who fails to show up when Dominick and Ray are making funeral arrangements, in this story?
3. What is the thing that Papa beats Ignazia for, according to his memoir, in this story?
4. What happens to tear out Dominick's stitches during the time that Dominick was supposed to paint the Rood's house?
5. What does Sheffer tell Dominick about the possible future of the mental health facility, in this story?
6. Why is Vincenzo killed after Papa decides to disown him instead of shaming him?
7. Who is revealed as being Dominick's father when Ray breaks his promise to Ma and tells Dominick?
8. What story has Dominick been reading when he comes into Patel's office for a new appointment?
9. Where is Ignazia finally found after she leaves and the dog has been poisoned after her departure?
10. What is the warning that Ralph gives to Dominick when he phones him up secretly?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There seems to be a strained relationship between the brothers and their stepfather, though it does not seem unrealistic.
Part 1: Why do you think the twins have so much trouble getting along with their stepfather?
Part 2: Do you think the stepfather is doing all he can for his stepsons?
Part 3: Why do you think the relationship between a stepparent and a stepchild is different than the relationship between a biological father and son?
Essay Topic 2
Thomas quits his job after being humiliated by his boss when he's working during his college years.
Part 1: Do you think it's a good idea to quit a job because you're being humiliated?
Part 2: In modern times of lawsuits, what might Thomas have done to get back at his boss?
Part 3: Why do you think that Thomas decided to stand up to his boss?
Essay Topic 3
Dominick is sometimes angry about the way that he is always going to be linked to Thomas in some way.
Part 1: Do you think it's normal for a person to not want to be linked with a sibling?
Part 2: Why do you think Thomas is always going to be linked to Dominick, aside from the connection as twins?
Part 3: How do you think Dominick's life might be if he was not related to Thomas?
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