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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Hubert's wife's name?
2. Where does Nick debark from the train?
3. What does Nick tell his friend during their conversation?
4. What wounded animal is treated cruelly in the Memoir for Chapter 10?
5. For what does the husband apologize to his wife?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the story in Chapter 4, "The Three-Day Blow," Nick likens his behavior of breaking up with Marjorie to the storms that are called Three-Day Blows. What is meant by a Three-Day Blow? Why does Nick compare his actions to it? Is he being reasonable or just trying to justify his behavior?
Essay Topic 2
In the story "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife," Nick becomes a pawn in a passive-aggressive game between his parents. Describe the dynamic in the Adams' household and why Nick is forced to choose between his mother and father. Why does Nick make the decision he does?
Essay Topic 3
There are several instances in the book where young men--Nick for example--must face war and then the return home. Develop an essay on this related statement: "Nick returned home where everything was the same and nothing was the same."
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