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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the person from #101 traveling?
2. What sport do Nick and his friends enjoy on this trip?
3. What are Mr. and Mrs. Elliot unsuccessful at achieving?
4. What do Nick and his friend realize as they talk?
5. What does Nick fix for breakfast?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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."
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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