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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Joe in the story for Chapter 13?
2. What cheers Nick's mood?
3. How is the person from #101 traveling?
4. What are Nick's friend's plans after this vacation?
5. Who is the narrator of the Memoir for Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Describe the character of Nick Adams. What are his similarities to Hemingway? Do you think Nick's character was based on Hemingway himself as some believe? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
In the story "The Battler" in Chapter 5, Nick is beaten by a train Brakeman but not punched at all by Ad Francis, a former prizefighter. Explain the irony in Nick's situation with these two different characters. What life lessons does Nick learn from each of them?
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