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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the young wife carry through the streets of town?
2. In the story for Chapter 10, where is the American couple staying?
3. What is the personality of the answer to #101
4. What does the hotel keeper have sent to the American wife in her room?
5. What cheers Nick's mood?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Hemingway writes most of these stories on the theme of the fear of death. Choose three characters from any of the stories and give their views on death. Are they afraid? Do they live in denial? How do they approach it?
Essay Topic 2
Develop a character study of Agnes von Kurowsky. Why is she important to Nick? Is it because she is caring for his physical wounds? Would Nick have fallen in love with Agnes if they had met in different circumstances? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the importance of the Prelude, "On the Quai at Smyrna" to the rest of the book. What important parameters does it establish? What themes does it introduce? Why did Hemingway lead with this story?
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